Dallas: Don't Free Comcast

Hearn, Ted
December 2004
Multichannel News;12/13/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 50, p46
Reports on the opposition of the city regulators in Dallas, Texas to the bid for total rate deregulation of cable operator Comcast Corp. Petition filed by Comcast with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on November 15, 2004; Claims of city regulators against Comcast; Requisites on the issuance of full rate deregulation.


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