Cracking Down in L.A

Haugsted, Linda
May 2005
Multichannel News;5/30/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 22, p30
Reports on the financial scrutiny for cable operators in Los Angeles, California, under terms of recommendations made by the city Controller's Office to regulator Information Technology Agency (ITA). Faults of the ITA according to an audit conducted by the controller; Uses of the franchise fees from operators according to controller Laura Chick; List of cable television companies that operate franchises in the city.


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