Telecom Rivals Oppose Mass. Move

Haugsted, Linda
May 2005
Multichannel News;5/9/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 19, p12
Reports on the opposition of telecommunication companies on a bill promoted by the Massachusetts Municipal Association which aims to reform taxes on pole use in municipal-rights-of-way. Views of Paul Cianelli, president of the New England Cable & Telecommunications Association, on the bill; Effect of the bill on taxation of cable and traditional telephone systems; Amount generated from taxation of telecom properties through the bill.


Related Articles

  • Cable TV moves into telecom markets. Yokell, Larry J. // Business Communications Review;Nov94, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p43 

    Discusses the development of local telephony into the cable television industry. Effect on local exchange carriers (LECs) and interexchange carriers (IXCs); Effect of the Cable Communications Protection and Competition Act; Requirement of video dialtone rulings; Strategies for market entry. ...

  • Cutting through the maze. Pyle, Ken // Telephony;6/10/96, Vol. 230 Issue 24, p30 

    Explains hybrid fiber/coax (HFC) technology which is seen as a clear path towards the integration of cable and telephony services. Service and growth needs; HFC history; Telephony-over-coax; Overlay system; Comparing coax and overlay; Alternatives to HFC.

  • Competing or complementary technologies? Saltwick, Steve // Telephony;6/10/96, Vol. 230 Issue 24, p44 

    Addresses the issue of whether cable television and telephone networks are competing or complementary technologies. Telco options; Upgrading cable networks; Technology choices for residential multimedia services.

  • Power, the broadband challenge. Taylor, Tom; Mistry, Keku // Telephony;10/07/96, Vol. 231 Issue 15, p52 

    Focuses on alternatives to conventional power methods being sought by cable television companies and telephone systems carriers. Cost in applying narrowband powering methodology to broadband networks; Alternative technologies being explored; Valve-regulated lead-acid batteries; Flywheel system;...

  • Tying the knot. Davis, Matt // Telephony;6/12/95, Vol. 228 Issue 24, p38 

    Discusses how suppliers are preparing their products to meet demands concerning the deployment of wirelines telephony systems over hybrid fiber/coax networks. Spectrum management; Bandwidth management techniques; Customer interfaces; Transport platform; Product trials; Standardization issues.

  • Seeking the high-tech Holy Grail. Careless, James // Communications News;Feb99, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p44 

    Focuses on the development of Internet protocol (IP) telephony-over-cable television (TV) networks in the United States. Creation of an IP telephony task force; Advantages of IP standards; Distinction of IP-based telephony from conventional telephone networks.

  • Practical considerations in digital telephony over CATV. Yang, Zuo // Telecom Asia;Jan96, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p16 

    Discusses practical considerations involved in the transmission of digital telephony over cable television (CATV) lines. Combination of integrated services digital networks (ISDN) with CATV; Combined access configuration; Definition of the user to network interface.

  • The cable fable: Hit or myth? Taylor, Malcolm // Telecommunications - International Edition;Nov97, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p59 

    Discusses the potential of the cable telephony market. Partnership between European cable television operators and telecommunications companies; Ability of power utilities to run a telecommunications network; Cable telephony services in the United States and Asia.

  • Telephony will transform cable. Mermigas, Diane // Electronic Media;11/23/98, Vol. 17 Issue 48, p10 

    Discusses how telephony will transform cable television industry. Forecast that cable television's telephony services will exceed existing cable revenues and profits; Economic advantages to cable telephony; Significance of merger between AT&T and TCI.


Read the Article


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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics