Pole-Fee Flap Could Prove Costly to Cable
- Rate hikes in the works. McAdams // Broadcasting & Cable;11/29/99, Vol. 129 Issue 49, p7
Reports the increase of cable charges by cable multiple-systems operators in the United States. Views of cable operators on rate hike; Comparison on the rate hike between Cablevision and Time Warner Cable; Factors contributing to the rate adjustment.
- Cable Takes Modem Fee Fight to FCC. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;1/6/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p10
Reports that in the U.S., a cable industry group has complained to the Federal Communications Commission about the nature of legal moves by cities over the payment of cable-modem fees. Reason why cable operators stopped collecting franchise fees for cable-modem revenue; Representatives of the...
- More MSOs Dropping Modem Fees. Haugsted, Linda; Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;4/1/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 13, p2
Reports the decision to conclude collection of cable-modem franchise fees in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Influence of a Federal Communications Commission ruling; Identification of operators dropping fees; Provision of refunds to customers.
- The Franchise Dilemma. Emmens, Carol A. // School Library Journal;Oct84, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p117
Elaborates on the problem concerning franchise fees collected from cable companies by cities in the U.S. Provision of access funds; Legislation that would regulate several aspects of cable television.
- FAST TRACK. // Broadcasting & Cable;3/1/2004, Vol. 134 Issue 9, p31
The cable television network HBO kissed Sex and the City goodbye last Sunday night to the shows biggest audience of the season. The series finale attracted 10.6 million viewers with a 6.5 national household rating and a 10 share, according to Nielson Media Research. In the HBO-only universe of...
- WE BOUGHT A ZOO... Grebb, Michael // CableFAX Magazine;Jul2013, p4
The article offers the author's insights regarding the cable shows offered by wildlife parks. Topics discussed by the author include the endless stream of original content on the Internet, paying for a reasonable admission fee to roam the zoo grounds, and the robust business of the so called...
- A La Carte. // CableFAX Daily;12/20/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 245, p1
The article focuses on the problems associated with a la carte programming in cable television according to Kagan. Based on its estimates, consumers pay $1.49 per day for cable in the U.S. The figure implies the need to limit a la carte buys to 6-9 basic cable networks.
- Sports Deals Gone Bad. // CableFAX Daily;2/16/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 32, p2
Presents updates on the U.S. cable television industry as of February 2006. Plans of RSN cable television network for its license fee; Information on a deal being finalized by MSG regarding its relocation.
- Analyst Says Usage-based Fees for Web Access Coming. GRUENWEDEL, ERIK // Home Media Magazine;12/5/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 49, p7
The article reports on the implementation by U.S. cable operators of incremental fees expected in 2012 to subscribers who exceed monthly limits on the amount of data accessed from the Internet, including video streams from services such as Netflix and Hulu Plus.