Who's Worse Off -- Cable or Telcos?

Haugsted, Linda
March 2006
Multichannel News;3/20/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p15
Reports on the allegations by the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) against the advertisement of telecommunication companies promoting reform in video franchising in the U.S. Criticism expressed by NCTA against claims that the companies need legislative changes in order to compete; Comments from Brian Dietz, vice president of communications for the NCTA, on the advertisements of the telephone monopolies.


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