Hearn, Ted
May 2006
Multichannel News;5/15/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 20, p6
Reports on the status of a telecommunications bill in the U.S. House of Representatives as of May 2006. Approval of the proposed bill by the Energy and Commerce Committee on April 26; Efforts of the Judiciary Committee to demand for a review of the measure; Provision of the bill in terms of obtaining franchise for new cable providers.


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