Wyden Bill Is Net Neutral
- Wyden Floats Content Bill. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;5/15/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 20, p30
Reports on the efforts of U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D.-Ore.) to look for a Republican co-sponsor for a cable television content bill designed to provide consumers more choice in selecting their programming lineups. Several options for consumers that cable operators should provide as cited in the...
- 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.
- 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.
- Making a cable connection. Tramer, Harriet // Crain's Cleveland Business;03/08/99, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p19
Talks about cable television advertisements of small businesses in Ohio. Success of Santo's Pizza and Pasta Inc.'s advertising featuring Ray Santosuosso; Growing number of small business owners who have turned to cable television to target a niche market; Help provided by Northern Ohio...
- Narad to Ops: Think Small. Stump, Matt // Multichannel News;2/25/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p33
Reports the importance of focusing on small- and medium-business for cable operators in the United States. Reference to the practice at Narad Networks Inc.; Role of data and telephony services; Possibility of generating revenue from commercial accounts similar to residential subscribers.