Calif. Cablers Make Senate Pitch

Haugsted, Linda
June 2006
Multichannel News;6/5/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 23, p14
Reports on the status of a reform bill aimed at statewide video franchising in California. Intention of cable operators to convince state senators that a level playing field may be achieved by releasing incumbents from their current franchise obligations; Criticism expressed by incumbents against the original draft for language that would allow new providers to meet level playing field standards by offering digital subscriber line, among others; Opposition of the incumbents to a public, educational and government access fee in the bill.


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