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- YES Blasts Cablevision's Legal Move. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;6/10/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 23, p6
Reports the federal antitrust lawsuit filed by Yankees Entertainment & Sports Network against Cablevision Systems Corp. in New York. Complexity of the lawsuit; Introduction of a bill ensuring a fair treatment of unaffiliated video-programming; Offering of YES network in terms of pay service.
- 'TV Everywhere' Takes Heat From Advocates. EGGERTON, JOHN // Multichannel News;1/11/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p14
The article reports on the ongoing dispute over the cable industry's collective effort to get enough video content to a growing online audience, called "TV Everywhere". The program got accusations from various advocacy groups, including Free Press, Media Access Project and the publisher of...
- 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....
- Consumer Groups Urge Rate Regs. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;1/13/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p2
Reports on plans of consumer groups to advocate for the passage of federal legislation designed to regulate cable television pricing and packaging. Plans for the examination of cable rates by the Senate Commerce Committee chairman John McCain; Alternatives provided by Consumer Union's senior...
- Tenn. Ops Back Overbuild Bills. // Multichannel News;5/21/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 21, p14
Focuses on the legislative bills of local cable systems in Nashville, Tennessee. Requirement of public utilities to submit plans to a referendum; Importance of municipally owned power companies and rural electric companies in the state; Launching of a telecommunication service by Fayetteville...
- Dereg still on slow track. Albiniak, Paige; McConnell, Bill // Broadcasting & Cable;7/23/2001, Vol. 131 Issue 31, p5
Focuses on the delay of the bill on cable-ownership caps by the FCC in the United States. Ability of the commission to loosen ownership rules; Opposition of the newspaper companies on the bill; Changes in the media-ownership rules.
- Carolina No-Call Bill Riles Operations. Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;9/9/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 36, p40
Focuses on the joined forces of cable operators and publishers to fight a no-call bill in North Carolina. Controversy of the bill; Provisions of the bill; Impact of the bill on cable industry.
- House Panel OKs SHVIA Renewal. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;7/12/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 28, p8
Reports on the approval of a bill extending the Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act of 1999 (SHVIA) by the U.S. House Judiciary Committee. Amendment proposed by Representatives Rick Boucher (D-Va.) and Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) in connection to the bill; Provision of the SHVIA bill; Implication...
- Eurosport joint venture refused exemption. Ancrum, Libby // Accountancy;Jun91, Vol. 107 Issue 1174, p59
Probes the details of the ruling of the European Commission on the anti-competitiveness of Eurosport, a joint venture that operates a transnational satellite television channel specializing in sports events. Establishment by members of the European Broadcasting Union and News International plc;...