TITLE

House Duo: Tap Modem Cash

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Multichannel News;11/28/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 49, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a U.S. House draft bill that would require cable operators to contribute revenue from cable-modem services to the federal program that subsidizes affordable telecommunications services in rural areas. The cable proposal was introduced by Representatives Rick Boucher (D-Va.) and Lee Terry (R-Neb.). The bill was developed to eliminate regulatory disparities between cable and telephone companies. Information service providers are exempt from the proposed bill.
ACCESSION #
19046365

 

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