ACA Pans Satellite Exemption
- House Panel OKs SHVIA Renewal. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;7/12/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 28, p8
Reports on the approval of a bill extending the Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act of 1999 (SHVIA) by the U.S. House Judiciary Committee. Amendment proposed by Representatives Rick Boucher (D-Va.) and Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) in connection to the bill; Provision of the SHVIA bill; Implication...
- Feds declare Tucson suburb part of Phoenix. Hatfield, David // Inside Tucson Business;5/8/2006, Vol. 15 Issue 48, p3
The article discusses the problems of satellite subscribers in view of a proposal suggesting SaddleBrooke, a Tucson suburb, to be considered as the part of Phoenix, Arizona. It is noted that DirecTV Inc. is demarcating the local cable television markets using the boundaries defined by the...
- Nudity clause gives cable operators pause. Stern, Christopher // Broadcasting & Cable;4/17/95, Vol. 125 Issue 16, p55
Reports that the amendment to the US Senate's telecommunications reform bill will put cable operators in the watchdog position. Prohibition of obscenity, indecency and nudity; Skepticism about the amendment; Opposition to the amendment.
- Cable's take on S.652: Good news, but... Brown, Rich // Broadcasting & Cable;6/26/95, Vol. 125 Issue 26, p38
Reports on the impact of telecommunications reform to the cable industry. Increase in competition for cable operators; Overall positive attitude from industry; Support from Time Warner; Comcast Corp.; National Cable Television Association president Decker Anstrom.
- Number please. // Broadcasting & Cable;4/5/93, Vol. 123 Issue 14, p32
Reports that the Educational Foundation of NATPE International has slated a `tele-workshop' satellite conference on April 12, 1993 to discuss the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) pending implementation of the Cable Reregulation Act of 1992. The interactive element of the teleconference;...
- Cable faces life with must carry. Flint, Joe // Broadcasting & Cable;4/19/93, Vol. 123 Issue 16, p66
Summarizes the series of court appeals and decisions which decided on making cable systems carry local broadcast signals. Provisions of must carry rules; Cable programers' arguments; Supreme Court as the final step; Judge Stephen Williams' opinion.
- Lynch mentality. // Broadcasting & Cable;5/10/93, Vol. 123 Issue 19, p66
Editorial. Criticizes cable television rates imposed by the Federal Communications Commission. Reactions by Wall Street; Rates imposition as punishment; Unfairness of the rates.
- A fear of commitment: The Supreme Court's refusal to pronounce a first amendment standard for... Israelashvili, Diana // St. John's Law Review;Winter97, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p173
Opinion. Focuses on the laws governing cable televisions in the United States. Contents of the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of 1992; Power of cable operators to restrict the content of some programs; Requirement for the determination of the appropriate standard of...
- Cable TV: an unnatural monopoly. // Consumers' Research Magazine;May84, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p11
How misguided regulation stands between you and cable TV. Somehow cable TV has slipped past the free enterprise bulwarks that have provided unique protection to communications media throughout American history.