McCain to Nets: Test a La Carte

Hearn, Ted
February 2005
Multichannel News;2/14/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p8
Reports on the proposal of U.S. Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) for a la carte market tests by cable television companies to determine if such program-purchasing system could decrease cable television rates in 2005. Increase in cable television rates in 2003, based on a report from the Federal Communications Commission; Impact of the absence of significant wireline competition to cable incumbents on cable rates; Response of RCN Corp. and PrairieWave Communications to the proposed policy of McCain.


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