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- BUILDOUT OR NO BUILDOUT? Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;5/8/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 19, p6
The article focuses on the anti-discrimination provisions in the cable-franchise reform bill sponsored by U.S. Representative Joe Barton (R-Texas). Barton claims that cable industry is just focusing on wealthy households and ignoring low-income consumers. The bill requires that a national...
- Will Malone return? Barthold, Jim // Telephony;03/12/2001, Vol. 240 Issue 11, p15
Reports the implications of a United States appeals court ruling on cable ownership restrictions as of March 2001. Impact of the ruling on the cable holdings of AT&T; Effect of the absence of an ownership cap on the cable industry.
- D.C. Court hears cable-ownership case. Hearn // Multichannel News;12/13/99, Vol. 20 Issue 51, p40
Reports on the case cable television ownership limitation law considered by the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in December 1999. Law as a potential obstacle to AT&T Corp.'s cable acquisition strategy; Likelihood that AT&T will be required to divest a number of cable...
- Franchise Fracas:. // CableFAX Daily;5/24/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 101, p2
The article focuses on the signing of a cable-backed franchising bill by the governor of South Carolina as of May 2006. The bill treats different video services alike, and also preserves local franchise fees. South Carolina Cable Television Association president Nancy Horne stated that the...
- State Franchising:. // CableFAX Daily;6/30/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 127, p1
Reports on the approval of a video franchise bill by a California Senate policy committee. Significance of the bill to cable television operators; Opposition of a group of mayors from Los Angeles against the video franchise legislation.
- S.C. Bill Seeks Speedy Entry. Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;1/30/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p18
This article reports on a legislation introduced in South Carolina that allows for a quick access to cable franchising in the state. There is a conflict between telephone companies and incumbent cable operators in several U.S. states. Details of the legislation are presented. Lobbying group...
- NJ. Moves Closer to Statewide Agreement. Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;5/22/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 21, p6
Reports on the legislation passed by the State Senate of New Jersey for statewide franchising of cable television. Provisions of the Senate version of the bill; Requirements for video providers that plans to operate in New Jersey; Other U.S. states that passed their revised franchising legislation.
- State of Play. // CableFAX Daily;1/27/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 18, p1
This article presents an update on several legislation in the U.S. cable television sector, as of January 27, 2006. A bill was introduced by lawmakers in South Carolina to allow state-issued cable franchises. A telecommunication reform bill was amended to keep franchise authority at the local...
- Kansas Joins State Franchising Rolls. Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;4/10/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 15, p28
Reports that Kansas has joined Texas and Indiana in adopting state regulation of cable TV franchising in March 2006. Information on a cable TV regulation in California, co-sponsored by Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez; Overview of the bill approved by legislators in Kansas; Other cable TV-related...