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- A Regulatory Play in Two Acts. Wallsten, Scott // Regulation;Winter2007, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p72
The article presents fictional conversations between cable company executives and chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) about a rule related to the cable industry. It notes that the said rule allows the FCC to strictly regulate the industry once cable penetration passes...
- Ã€ La Carte Confusion. Crupi, Anthony // MediaWeek;6/4/2007, Vol. 17 Issue 23, p8
The article states that the new U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) concept, Ã la carte, confuses consumers instead of benefiting them. The idea allows consumers to choose their own cable television packages. When given a chance to form an example lineup, consumers chose channels at...
- `We Don't Have to Care, We're the Cable Company.' Aufderheide, Pat // Progressive;Jan91, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p28
The article considers care and concern abuses within the U.S. cable industry. Cable looks like a luxury compared with broadcast television, but not to the residents of Madelia, Minnesota, a rural community where the only signals that come in clearly come through cable wires, And not to residents...
- Sex, please, we're British. Gremillion, Jeff // MediaWeek;6/9/2003, Vol. 13 Issue 23, pSR8
Deals with the increase in popularity of cable network BBC America as of June 2003. Growth in the subscriber base of BBC America in 2002; Factors which contributed to the success of the network; Type of programming at BBC which are enjoyed by American viewers.
- Ratings. // Cable World (10427228);9/2/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 32, p27
Presents data on cable television programming as of August 2002. Top 40 basic cable advertising-supported programs; Basic cable network rankings; Basic cable advertising-supported programming for adults.
- Nickelodeon captures early kids upfront deals. // Advertising Age;2/5/1996, Vol. 67 Issue 6, p2
The article reports on U.S.-based cable television network Nickelodeon's deals in the children's upfront market for 1996.
- Just like homemade. Reveron, Derek // Latin Trade (English);Feb99, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p66
Reports on the efforts of Miami, Florida-based pay television networks serving the Latin American market to transmit original programming. Factors for the congregation of Latin American cable companies to Miami; Programming improvements by GEMS, CTG, Discovery Networks Latin America/Iberia and...
- Cable Ã la carte: Pay per channel. // Consumer Reports;Jun2004, Vol. 69 Issue 6, p61
Asserts that television cable companies are price-gouging and underserving consumers in the U.S. Annual increases of cable television service payments experienced by cable consumers; Suggested solution to the problem; Views of the Consumers Union.
- Dutch lead European cable penetration. // Advertising Age;4/27/1992, Vol. 63 Issue 17, pI-36
The article presents a graph highlighting the percentage of European television households that are subscribing to cable. The graph shows that Netherlands is the number one country in terms of the number of households with cable television subscription.
- More programs, less grammar. // B&T Weekly;10/29/2004, Vol. 54 Issue 2495, p32
Reports on the new schedule for Australia's female-oriented pay television channel W.