FCC Staff Stiffs Cable on Deregulation
- Tug-of-war over cable plans. McConnell, Chris // Broadcasting & Cable;6/10/96, Vol. 126 Issue 25, p17
Reports that regulators and cable companies are clashing over the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) plans for deregulating cable rates. Exemption of cable companies with an affiliate that offers video programming.
- Cable ignores competition invitation. Stern, Christopher // Broadcasting & Cable;5/8/95, Vol. 125 Issue 19, p87
Reports that the Federal Communications Commission is against the proposed rate deregulation of the telecommunication industry. Competition in the cable television industry; Ability of the cable industry to raise rates in accordance to economic environment.
- Gore accuses cable of using FCC to delay competition from telcos. Stern, Christopher // Broadcasting & Cable;1/16/95, Vol. 125 Issue 3, p104
Reports on Vice President Al Gore's criticism of the cable industry for involving the Federal Communication Commission in the delay of competition from telecommunications.
- The industry is wired for growth. Burgi, Michael // Adweek Western Edition;9/18/95, Vol. 45 Issue 38, Media outlook '96. p24
Discusses the importance of the issue of regulation in cable television. Implications of the telecom deregulation bill; Increase in the upfront advertising sales; Growth of national cable penetration; Profitability of new networks with connections to multiple systems operators.
- Canada urged to take cuffs off. Vlessing, Etan // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;04/04/2000, Vol. 326 Issue 24, p11
Reports that Canadian cablecasters are calling for the government to rapidly deregulate the domestic cable telecommunication industry. Goal of facilitating competition in the local and overseas market; Need for policy makers and regulators to adapt to the realities of the Internet, digital...
- On Dereg's 'Federal Holiday,' It's Time for Rate Reflection. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;4/1/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 13, p1
Focuses on the deregulation of the cable industry in the U.S. Details of the removal of rate controls from cable programming services; Reference to the Telecommunications Act of 1996; Significance of the date March 31; Monopoly in price gaging.
- The industry is wired for growth. Burgi, Michael // MediaWeek;9/18/95, Vol. 5 Issue 35, Media outlook '96. p24
Focuses on the growth prospect of the American cable television industry for 1996. Major mergers, stiff competitions and regulatory changes shaping the market; Telecommunication deregulatory legislation; Cable advertising sales market; Use of interactive digital set-top boxes; Application of...
- Cable Seeks Stay On Leased Access. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;4/7/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 14, p30
The article reports on the call of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) regarding the suspension of the new rule regarding the leased-access rates of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the U.S. According to the NCTA, the rules will affect both cable operators...
- Telecommunications...cable television. Ashman, Allan // American Bar Association Journal;Sep81, Vol. 67 Issue 9, p1206
Reports on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit's ruling on the Federal Communication Commission's (FCC) decision to deregulate cable television by rescinding rules relating to syndicated program exclusivity and distant signal carriage. Consistency of the action of FCC with the 1976...