TITLE

Texas Challenges New Franchise Law

AUTHOR(S)
Haugsted, Linda
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Multichannel News;9/12/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 38, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a battle between cable and telephone companies in Texas as incumbent system operators attempt to overturn a state law reforming franchising requirements for market entrants. Lawsuit filed against Texas Governor Rick Perry and members of the state Public Utilities Commission by Texas Cable & Telecommunications Association; Total number of franchises obtained by video provider Verizon Communications Inc.; Concerns raised by cable lobbyists in California.
ACCESSION #
18280604

 

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