Capitol Hill Chews Over A La Carte
- FCC Order Lets Viacom Keep UPN. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;04/23/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 17, p3
Reports that the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted to allow cable television network Viacom Inc. to own both CBS and United Paramount Network (UPN). Arguments presented by Viacom to convince the FCC; Provisions of the broadcast-network ownership rule; Deferment of...
- Worldwire. Johnson, Debra // Broadcasting & Cable;4/22/96, Vol. 126 Issue 18, p56
Presents brief reports as they relate to cable television. Plans to acquire Mercury Communications; Canada's policy on foreign ownership of cable and terrestrial television holding companies; Agreement between Time Warner Cable and Singapore Telecom; Turner Broadcasting System's Spanish version...
- Digital, D.C. darken future. Cooper, Jim // MediaWeek;12/07/98, Vol. 8 Issue 46, p8
Highlights the 1998 Western Cable Show conference held in Anaheim, California. Regulatory developments that could hinder the bundling of enhanced cable service with Internet access and telephony; America Online's petition to force cable operators to grant it access to cable high-speed data...
- Fibervision: Overbuilding in Hartford. Foisie, Geoffrey // Broadcasting & Cable;2/21/94, Vol. 124 Issue 8, p56
Reports on the Connecticut state's Commerce Department of Public Utility Control's awarding of FiberVision the right to overbuild the Hartford area system. FiberVision's interest in three other major Connecticut franchises which will bring them into competition with Comcast and Cablevision...
- Washington watch. McAvoy, Kim // Broadcasting & Cable;5/16/94, Vol. 124 Issue 20, p53
Reports on findings by a Cable Television Association of Georgia study that municipal authorities view cable regulation as the least important civic duty.
- Trials and tribulations of cable TV in Canada. Langan, Fred // Christian Science Monitor;1/11/95, Vol. 87 Issue 32, p8
Discusses the cable television industry in Canada. Response of Canadians to the cable rates and government regulations; Details of the cable TV business and its regulation by the Canadian Radio-Television and Communications Commission.
- Sports migration: Reversing field? Stern, Christopher // Broadcasting & Cable;4/18/94, Vol. 124 Issue 16, p37
Discusses the trend of sports coverage migration from broadcast television to cable. Industry assessment of consumer preferences; Dissenting opinion from the Association of Independent Television Stations (INTV); Example of the local television broadcasts of Major League Baseball games.
- Open Sky policy looms dubiously on horizon. // Variety;06/26/2000, Vol. 379 Issue 6, p36
Reports on the move of the Hong Kong government to issue unspecified number of licenses for cable television under the Open Sky policy in China. Companies that applied for broadcasting rights; Total subscribers of the Hong Kong Cable TV; Concerns raised regarding the Broadcasting Bill...
- FCC Mulls Cable-DBS Cross-Ownership Ban. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;10/1/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 40, p24
Considers rules in restriction of common ownership of cable systems and direct broadcast satellites by the Federal Communications Commission in Washington. Necessity of cable to keep out of DBS business to ensure combination cannot be monopolize; Design of FCC to craft cable ownership rules for...