FCC Staff Stiffs Cable on Deregulation

Hearn, Ted
February 2005
Multichannel News;2/7/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p34
Reports on the decision of the U.S. Federal Communications Communication (FCC) to reject a National Cable & Telecommunications Association proposal designed to trigger rate deregulation across the country and allow cable systems to set basic able and equipment rates without local approval. Information on how to gain deregulation, under FCC rules; Complaint about the cost of obtaining Digital Broadcast Satellite-subscriber data; Objection of Echostar to the proposal.


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