TITLE

Franchise Bill Finds Foes

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Multichannel News;3/20/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the status of a bill that would award national video franchises to telephone companies in the U.S. Attempt of the Republican leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee to build political support for the bill; Concerns about uniformity raised by some lawmakers; Overview of the network neutrality policy which bans broadband-access providers from discriminating against Web-based rivals that offer video and content services.
ACCESSION #
20201432

 

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