When a Level Playing Field Isn't

Brown, Karen
April 2006
Multichannel News;4/10/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 15, p36
Focuses on issues regarding the benefits being given to new cable TV service providers in the U.S., which allow them to avoid federal, state and local taxation. Information on a video franchise bill, proposed by Representative Joe Barton, which would set up a nationwide-franchise arrangement for new providers such as telephone companies; Inequalities in telecommunication regulations; Impact of the bill to established cable TV operators.


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