WHAT: The Commerce Department's
National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will
bring together new entrants, entrepreneurs, consumer groups, and Wall Street
analysts to discuss who is investing, who is entering, and who is competing
in the rapidly changing telecommunications industry. Participants will
share their vision of how to bring greater competition to telecommunications
After the roundtable, Assistant Secretary
for Communications and Information Larry Irving will hold a press availability
Members of the press and public are invited to attend. There is no charge to attend. The roundtable will be broadcast live on the Internet. Information about how to access the live broadcast will be available on NTIA's home page at www.ntia.doc.gov.
WHEN: Wednesday, February 4, 1998, 9:00
a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
WHERE: National Press Club, 13th Floor,
529 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC
RSVP: Seating is on a first-come,
first-serve basis. Please RSVP by calling Patrice Washington, NTIA Public
Affairs, at 202-482-7002 or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
NTIA serves as the principal adviser to the Executive Branch on domestic and international telecommunications and information policy issues. More information about this roundtable and NTIA's other activities is available on the NTIA's home page at http://www.ntia.doc.gov.