TITLE

McDowell: Ease Telcos' Way

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
Multichannel News;8/14/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 32, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the support of U.S. Federal Communications Commission member Robert McDowell on the involvement of the agency in helping telephone companies in their entry into the local cable television markets. At&T and Verizon Communications Inc. called for the FCC to reproach local governments that refused to approve cable franchises. McDowell asserts that the FCC has the authority to address review of franchise applications. The regulatory philosophy of McDowell is market-oriented.
ACCESSION #
21949929

 

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