Telcos Push Franchise Revamp Up Hill

Hearn, Ted
February 2006
Multichannel News;2/20/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p3
The article reports on the plan of U.S. congressional panels to revise cable-franchising rules for telephone companies that want to get into the video business. The development of a bill by Senate Commerce Committee chairman Ted Stevens to rewrite telecommunications laws is addressed. The opinion of Senator Ben Nelson on the issue is presented.


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