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- Say no to `double dose' of must carry. Jessell, Harry A. // Broadcasting & Cable;12/07/98, Vol. 128 Issue 50, p50
Reports that National Cable Television Association President Decker Anstrom is urging cable operators to oppose the United States Federal Communications Commission's rules that would require cable systems to carry broadcasters' digital television signals. Comments from Anstrom; Demands of...
- Boxes on the shelves. McConnell, Chris // Broadcasting & Cable;06/15/98, Vol. 128 Issue 25, p16
Reports that the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has set rules for the development of the retail market for cable set-top boxes. Details on the rules; Anticipated impact of the rules; Arguments of the National Cable Television Association against the decision of the FCC.
- Cable Presses Hard for Real Retrans Reform. Eggerton, John // Multichannel News;2/28/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p3
The article reports that suggestions on the rules for retransmission-consent made by cable operators, such as keeping stations on the air during negotiations and arbitration, will not be considered by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC). It states that a draft shows the FCC does not...
- TIMELINE. // Multichannel News;5/19/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 20, p34
A chronology of events in the cable television industry in the U.S. is presented. The events cited include the publication of the first print account of a cable system on "Tuckerman Record" on November 18, 1948, the founding of the industry's first trade association, the National Community...
- Please Remove Your Cap. // Broadcasting & Cable;9/7/2009, Vol. 139 Issue 33, p30
The author discusses the failure of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to limit the number of subscribers served by cable operators in the U.S. He states that FCC fails to demonstrate the effect of allowing the cable operators to serve more than 30 percent of subscribers which is...
- Cable Act failures drive tough talk. Halonen, Doug // Electronic Media;08/10/98, Vol. 17 Issue 33, p1
States that the United State Federal Communications Commission was supposed to ensure that cable rates faced no real competition, through the Cable Act of 1992. Percentage at which cable rates are raised yearly; Information on a bipartisan bill by Representatives Billy Tauzin and Ed Markey;...
- FCC moves up rate reg implementation. McAvoy, Kim // Broadcasting & Cable;7/26/93, Vol. 123 Issue 30, p92
Reports on the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) decision to move up the implementation date of its cable rate regulations from October 1 to September 1, 1993. Congressional pressure as reason for the change in schedule; Disappointment of the National Cable Television Association...
- Reg-wary cable webs may create D.C. lobby. Dempsey, John // Variety;2/21/94, Vol. 354 Issue 3, p171
Reports on the reaction of the cable networks to the Federal Communications Commission's imposition of a third extension of the rate freeze on cable operators. Cuts in the monthly bills of cable subscribers; Regulatory provisions of the Cable Act of 1992; Hearst Entertainment & Syndication Group.
- FCC: Cable rates down. Wharton, Dennis // Variety;7/18/94, Vol. 355 Issue 11, p22
Reports on the decline in cable rates in the United States since August 1993. Average price cuts of cable rates; Benefits of rate freeze on consumers; Provision under the 1992 Cable Act; Implementation of the act by the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC).