- Wyden Floats Content Bill. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;5/15/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 20, p30
Reports on the efforts of U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D.-Ore.) to look for a Republican co-sponsor for a cable television content bill designed to provide consumers more choice in selecting their programming lineups. Several options for consumers that cable operators should provide as cited in the...
- Cable TV Picture Is Fuzzier. Czurak, David // Grand Rapids Business Journal;5/15/2006, Vol. 24 Issue 20, p3
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- They Do Things Different in TX:. // CableFAX Daily;5/25/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 102, p1
Discusses the policy in Texas for cable franchises. Decision of Texas Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison to introduce a legislative bill that would not allow cable operators to apply for state franchises until their local franchises expire.
- In the States:. // CableFAX Daily;4/6/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 66, p2
Presents news briefs on issues related to cable television in the U.S. as of April 6, 2006. Decision of Comcast to launch its digital phone in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in April; Introduction of a statewide franchising bill by a lawmaker in California.
- Hoosier Loser. // CableFAX Daily;3/2/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 41, p1
Focuses on the video-franchising bill passed by the state legislature in Indiana. Implications of the bill for cable operators in the state; Problem associated with the bill; Provision of the bill on phone companies in the state.
- Reform Could Appear on Docket. Halonen, Doug // Television Week;2/20/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p4
Reports on the expected inclusion of local cable franchise provision in a telecommunication legislation in the U.S. in 2006. Views of U.S. Senator Ted Stevens on addressing the delay in local cable franchising; Reduction of cable franchise prices in areas where Verizon is offering its FiOS TV...
- 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...
- State of Play. // CableFAX Daily;1/27/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 18, p1
This article presents an update on several legislation in the U.S. cable television sector, as of January 27, 2006. A bill was introduced by lawmakers in South Carolina to allow state-issued cable franchises. A telecommunication reform bill was amended to keep franchise authority at the local...