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- CEA, NCTA Offer New Cable Terms. Tarr, Greg // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;8/4/2003, Vol. 18 Issue 16, p8
Reports on the establishment of new cable terminology by the National Cable and Telecommunications Association and the Consumer Electronics Association of the U.S., as of August 4, 2003. Change in the terminology of smart cards called Point of Deployment Cards to CableCARDs; Request made by...
- MPAA Comes Out Against Cable a la Carte. Teinowitz, Ira // Television Week;9/15/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 23, p4
The article reports on the warning by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) regarding the plan of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to implement a la carte pricing of cable TV channels in the U.S. In a filing the MPAA urged the FCC to reject consumer groups' request to let...
- TIME WARNER BRINGS NFL BACK -- FOR NOW. Booth, John // Crain's Cleveland Business;8/7/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 32, p1
The article reports that Time Warner Cable Inc. will restore the NFL Network to some customers. Time Warner was asked by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to bring back the NFL. It was found that Time Warner violated rules by disconnecting the network without 30 days' notice.
- FCC Study Supports Case for A La Carte. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;2/13/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p32
The article highlights a study conducted by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on a la carte sale of cable programming. The study asserts that the a la carte sale could benefit consumers. It opposes the findings of a study conducted by Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. and funded by the...
- HDTV Panelists Fret FCC Delay. Brown, Karen // Multichannel News;6/16/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 24, p16
The cable industry is refining the consumer retail picture as high definition (HD) adoption takes off, but a potential delay in a crucial U.S. Federation Communications Commission decision could ground cable-ready television (TV) sets for the 2004 holiday shopping season. Much of the...
- Don't Talk About It. Robichaux, Mark // Multichannel News;1/25/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p34
In this article the author discusses the struggle of the public regarding cable operators and cable programmers in the U.S. He criticizes the cable industries for disorienting the attention of the public regarding their market power and pricing methods of a channel that has a certain value. Also...
- Digital TV Transition Takes a Step Closer. Shields, Todd // MediaWeek;9/15/2003, Vol. 13 Issue 33, p4
Discusses television broadcasting issues caused by the approval by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) of a technical standard that will facilitate the transition from analog television to digital television service. Benefits of the plug-and-play standard for the cable industry;...
- WB greases way for Sunday multiplexing. Freeman, Michael // Electronic Media;5/6/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 18, p44
Reports the business status of the cable networks in the U.S. Decrease on the price of per hour episode; Problem of the network on additional license fee; Opinion of the advertisers on the problem of the cable network.
- How do you think cable deregulation on March 31 will affect cable rates? Matheny, Luke // Electronic Media;03/08/99, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p9
Solicits the opinion of United States cable executives on how cable regulation on March 31, 1999 will affect cable rates.