Telecom Fires Blaze in States

Haugsted, Linda
March 2005
Multichannel News;3/28/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 13, p6
Discusses the efforts of telecommunication companies in the U.S. to lobby for the revision of cable franchise rules. Effect of the lobbying efforts of telephone companies on competition with cable providers; Concerns of cable operators regarding the loss of allies in the fights over telephony; Regulation that allows municipal-utilities to sell cable services in Colorado.


Related Articles

  • RCN Seeks Dozen Franchises in Oregon. Estrella, Joe // Multichannel News;07/10/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 28, p32 

    Reports on RCN Corp.'s launch of its bid for cable franchises in 12 separate communities in Oregon. Company's plan to offer cable, Internet access and telephone services; Cash infusion from Microsoft Corp. co-founder Paul Allen; Telecommunications component of the RCN agreement.

  • American Cable Association On The Warpath.  // Telecom Policy Report;5/15/2006, Vol. 4 Issue 20, p4 

    Reports that the American Cable Association (ACA) has criticized several telecom-related fronts, blasting misuse of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Utilities Service (RUS) funding program. Promise by the ACA of a stepped-up lobbying campaign to defend cable company interests against...

  • Cable Backs Lobby Group. Moss, Linda // Multichannel News;3/20/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p41 

    Reports on the efforts of cable industry groups to support Broadband Everywhere coalition in lobbying against legislation that permits telecommunication companies to get national franchises to provide video services. Assistance to be provided by the National Cable & Telecommunications...

  • Cox Cable and Southwestern Bell join forces for UK franchises. Amdur, Meredith; Flint, Joe // Broadcasting & Cable;3/8/93, Vol. 123 Issue 10, p43 

    Details the agreement between Cox Cable and Southwestern Bell's UK franchise to develop and acquire cable franchises. The deal was one of the UK cable industry's largest investments to date; Cox's initial 25 percent interest in the cable TV-telephony business; Other partnerships between...

  • Cable industry $200,000 blitz kills Cambridge TV franchise bid.  // Library Journal;2/1/1984, Vol. 109 Issue 2, p130 

    Reports that the City of Cambridge, Massachusetts and the Cambridge Public Library have lost a referendum election that would disallow them to take part in the bidding for a cable television franchise. Phone campaign launched by cable industry and the charges made by the campaign against the...

  • Tucson Cable Vision now known as TCI of Tucson. Elliott, Robert // Inside Tucson Business;1/1/96, Vol. 5 Issue 40, p9 

    Reports on Tele-Communications Incorporated's ownership of Tucson CableVision. Entertainment services offered; What TCI of Tucson presented to area schools; Comments from Janet Eyring, promotions manager for TCI of Tucson.

  • Comcast. Gibbs, Lisa // Money;Jul2004, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p110 

    This article focuses on the stocks of cable television company Comcast. Comcast's March bid for Disney marked another episode in the debate over whether distributors, whose wires carry TV signals into our homes, or programmers, such as ESPN, hold sway in the media world. Investors feared that...

  • WEAPONS OF MASS ILLUSION. Moss, Linda; Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;3/13/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p16 

    Looks at the creative methods of persuasion being used by TV cable and telephone companies in the U.S. to win the hearts of local citizens and public officials. Fliers sent by TV cable industry in Hudson Valley, New York warning citizens against a telephone company that wants to get into the TV...

  • Playing renewal hardball in King County. Colman, Price // Broadcasting & Cable;7/08/96, Vol. 126 Issue 29, p29 

    Reports on an agreement on cable television franchises reached between Tele-Communications Inc. and King County in Washington state. King County's desire for an institutional network; Impact of the hard-fought contract between the two parties; Franchise renewal agreement between Viacom and the...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics