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- Bill Pushes Transition To Digital TV. Takaki, Millie // SHOOT;9/27/2002, Vol. 43 Issue 38, p1
Reports that a draft of a bill circulated by leaders of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican from Los Angeles W.J. Tauzin and a Democrat from Michigan John Dingell proposes to force broadcasters to stop sending conventional analog Television signals by December 31, 2006....
- Consumer Groups Urge Rate Regs. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;1/13/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p2
Reports on plans of consumer groups to advocate for the passage of federal legislation designed to regulate cable television pricing and packaging. Plans for the examination of cable rates by the Senate Commerce Committee chairman John McCain; Alternatives provided by Consumer Union's senior...
- Tenn. Ops Back Overbuild Bills. // Multichannel News;5/21/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 21, p14
Focuses on the legislative bills of local cable systems in Nashville, Tennessee. Requirement of public utilities to submit plans to a referendum; Importance of municipally owned power companies and rural electric companies in the state; Launching of a telecommunication service by Fayetteville...
- Dereg still on slow track. Albiniak, Paige; McConnell, Bill // Broadcasting & Cable;7/23/2001, Vol. 131 Issue 31, p5
Focuses on the delay of the bill on cable-ownership caps by the FCC in the United States. Ability of the commission to loosen ownership rules; Opposition of the newspaper companies on the bill; Changes in the media-ownership rules.
- Carolina No-Call Bill Riles Operations. Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;9/9/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 36, p40
Focuses on the joined forces of cable operators and publishers to fight a no-call bill in North Carolina. Controversy of the bill; Provisions of the bill; Impact of the bill on cable industry.
- Scrambling rules on hold. McConnell, Chris // Broadcasting & Cable;3/11/96, Vol. 126 Issue 11, p16
Reports on the temporary restraining order placed by a US District Court in Delaware on the 1996 Telecommunications Act's adult-channel scrambling provisions. Playboy Entertainment Group's and Spice Networks' challenge to the rules; Requirement for cable operators to scramble the audio and...
- Pols pounce on rereg. Wharton, Dennis // Variety;5/29/95, Vol. 359 Issue 5, p21
Reports on the victory of the radical telecommunications reform legislation, or infopike bill, in the House Commerce Committee. Advantage of the bill to cable television operators who advocate broadcast ownership deregulation; National ownership reach permitted for networks; Opposition to the...
- `Reinvented' cable to be market driven. Littleton, Cynthia // Broadcasting & Cable;5/06/96, Vol. 126 Issue 20, p34
Presents information on the benefits of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 to the cable industry. Effects of competitive forces due to act's emergence; Comments from President of NCTA Decker Anstrom; Details on contest between broadcasters and cable operators under regulations of act; Anstrom's...
- Sununu snarled in broadcast spectrum debate. Kenny, Jack // New Hampshire Business Review;9/19/2003, Vol. 25 Issue 20, p1A
Focuses on the disputes of the amendment of the Commercial Spectrum Enhancement Act in the U.S. Impact of the bill on the business performance of various cable firms in the area; Increase on the level of competition; Provisions of the bill.