'Open Video Systems' A Turn Off

Hearn, Ted
February 2006
Multichannel News;2/27/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p45
Reports that AT&T Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. are asking the U.S. Congress in February 2006 to pass a law concerning franchising. Plans of AT&T and Verizon to construct fiber networks; Refusal of both companies from building video networks in accordance with the rules of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission; Information on a 1996 law concerning cable-franchise requirement.


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