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The following are state goals that should be considered as the commission executes its regulatory duties with respect to telecommunication services:

(1) supporting universal service;

(2) maintaining just and reasonable rates;

(3) encouraging economically efficient deployment of infrastructure for higher speed telecommunication services and greater capacity for voice, video, and data transmission;

(4) encouraging fair and reasonable competition for local exchange telephone service in a competitively neutral regulatory manner;

(5) maintaining or improving quality of service;

(6) promoting customer choice;

(7) ensuring consumer protections are maintained in the transition to a competitive market for local telecommunications service; and

(8) encouraging voluntary resolution of issues between and among competing providers and discouraging litigation.


1997 c 223 s 2

Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes