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Featured Speaker: Michael Olsen, Deptuty Gen. Counsel, Northpoint Communications Inc.
Headline: Northpoint to Take Full Advantage of Local Phone Access
On Thursday, the FCC ruled that local telephone companies must provide phone line access to independent DSL providers.
Michael Olsen, with DSL Provider NorthPoint Communications, said the decision will have a significant impact on the telecom sector.
Olsen said the new phone line access will help Northpoints push into the consumer market.