NAB Says Buck Stops on Cable's Desk
- THIS JUST IN. // Multichannel News;5/19/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 20, p5
Presents news briefs related to cable industry in the U.S. as of May 19, 2003. Rejection by Senate Commerce Committee chairman JohnMcCain Republican, Arizona to require members of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to testify before his panel prior to the agency's June 2, 2003 vote to...
- Must-Carry, Broadcast Flag Top Powell's Busy Fall Agenda. Mundy, Alicia // Cable World (10427228);10/6/2003, Vol. 15 Issue 37, p10
Presents an overview of the agenda of U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Michael Powell in the fall of 2003. Plan of the FFC to revisit the Net Neutrality issue which was raised by a coalition of Microsoft Corp., Walt Disney Co., Amazon.com and others; Discussion on the issue...
- Random Notes. Maxwell, Paul // CableFAX Daily;2/13/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 29, p5
Comments on various issues in the cable industry in the U.S. in 2006. Coverage of the Olympics by cable television networks; Release of an a la carte study by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.
- Powell's Goodbye Kiss-Off. Halonen, Doug // Television Week;1/31/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p1
Reports on the decision of outgoing U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Michael Powell on the National Association of Broadcasters proposal regarding cable operators. FCC Commissioners that supported Powell's decision; Comments of television broadcasting industry executives...
- POLS HITTING BELOW THE BELTWAY IN 2004. Crabtree, Susan // Variety;12/22/2003, Vol. 393 Issue 6, p28
Presents updates on issues in television broadcasting in the U.S. as of December 22, 2003. Possible resignation of Federal Commission and Communications chairman Michael Powell in 2004; Reason behind the decision of ABC/Disney to withdrew its membership from the National Association of...
- Why Cable TV Rates Are Going Up. // Consumers' Research Magazine;Dec2003, Vol. 86 Issue 12, p10
Reports on an increase in cable TV rate in the U.S. in 2002. Factors which contributed to the increase; Monthly rates according to the Federal Communications Commission; Approaches to addressing the rise in cable rates; Cost of local advertising.
- FCC ponders must carry for DTV. McConnell, Chris // Broadcasting & Cable;04/07/97, Vol. 127 Issue 14, p32
Discusses the need for the US Federal Communications Commission to consider the must-carry law's implications for digital TV in the wake of the US Supreme Court's decision to uphold the law requiring cable carriage of all local broadcast signals. Consideration of the issue in a future...
- FCC Denies Stay of Dual-Carriage Order. // Multichannel News;9/3/2012, Vol. 33 Issue 34, p21
The article reports on the denial of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission regarding broadcasters' request for a stay of its viewability/dual-carriage decision which mandates that hybrid analog/digital cable systems do not have to deliver must-carry TV stations in both formats.
- Digital broadcast: Engineers' policy won't fit market's machine. Rotfeld, Herbert // Marketing News;06/08/98, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p5
The article focuses on the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's policy requiring all broadcasters to convert to digital broadcasting by 2006. Digital television requires an expensive conversion of everyone's television sets. Even keeping an old set will require consumers to purchase a...