Wyden Floats Content Bill
- Texas-Style Franchising. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;5/29/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 22, p10
Reports on the introduction of the Franchise Reform Act of 2006 by U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison that would require state governments to become cable-franchising authorities. Possibility of offering the bill to amend a major telecommunications legislation sponsored by Senator Ted Stevens;...
- Stevens Summary:. // CableFAX Daily;5/2/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 85, p1
Illustrates the significance of the telecommunication bill, proposed by U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Ted Stevens, on the cable industry in the U.S. Provisions under the bill; Impact of the bill on the basic regulation for cable; Objections made by committee co-chairman Daniel Inouye...
- Stevens Likes Net Neutrality. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;2/13/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p32
The article reports on the support of U.S. Senate Commerce Committee chairman Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) for anti-discrimination principles between cable and telephone companies and providers of Internet voice, video and content-search services in the U.S. He believes that network neutrality should...
- Cable TV Picture Is Fuzzier. Czurak, David // Grand Rapids Business Journal;5/15/2006, Vol. 24 Issue 20, p3
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- Senate Eases Pace on Telecom Franchising Bill. Shields, Todd // MediaWeek;5/22/2006, Vol. 16 Issue 21, p6
The article reports that the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee has set another hearing for a telecommunication bill in May 2006. It is noted that the bill would weaken local oversight of cable-like video services so Verizon and AT&T can move quickly to introduce television channels using fiber...
- Wyden Bill Is Net Neutral. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;3/6/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p33
Focuses on the Internet commerce and competition bill introduced by Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) on March 2, 2006 in the U.S. Provisions under the bill; Role of cable and phone companies in developing business models for small businesses; Significance of the bill.
- Drafting the Draft: Net Neutrality Still to Come in Stevens' Bill. // CableFAX Daily;6/13/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 114, p1
Reports on the revised telecommunication bill introduced by Senator Ted Stevens in June 2006. Implication of the bill for the cable industry; Companies affected by the revised bill; Information on the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's rule on broadcasting.
- Telcos Push Franchise Revamp Up Hill. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;2/20/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p3
The article reports on the plan of U.S. congressional panels to revise cable-franchising rules for telephone companies that want to get into the video business. The development of a bill by Senate Commerce Committee chairman Ted Stevens to rewrite telecommunications laws is addressed. The...
- Bill Pushes Transition To Digital TV. Takaki, Millie // SHOOT;9/27/2002, Vol. 43 Issue 38, p1
Reports that a draft of a bill circulated by leaders of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican from Los Angeles W.J. Tauzin and a Democrat from Michigan John Dingell proposes to force broadcasters to stop sending conventional analog Television signals by December 31, 2006....