House Near Consensus on National Franchise

Hearn, Ted
March 2006
Multichannel News;3/13/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p6
Reports that key lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives have agreed to in principle for a legislation that would give telephone companies a national franchise to build and operate multichannel-video systems. Aim of the legislation; Importance of the competition in the cable television and telecommunication industry; Discussion on the current status of the cable television industry.


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