Franchise Changes Afoot in Wash., Ga
- Michigan Cities Cry Foul. Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;4/3/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 14, p12
Reports on the opposition of municipal officials from Michigan to state House and Senate versions of an AT&T Inc.-backed cable franchise-reform bill. Claim of the officials that their local rules are not barrier to entry of cable networks; Provisions of the bill; Number of communities in the...
- 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.
- Bills clash over video regulation. O'malley, Chris // Indianapolis Business Journal;2/6/2006, Vol. 26 Issue 49, p3A
The article reports on the impact of the Senate Bill 245 on telecommunication industry who wants to provide statewide video franchises in the U.S. Municipalities, which grant franchise agreements to cable to television companies and collect millions in fees in return, reacted when Senator Brandt...
- State Franchising:. // CableFAX Daily;6/27/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 124, p1
Reports on the approval of a state franchising legislation by the North Carolina House. Provisions of the bill, including the taxation of al video services in the state with a 7% sales tax.
- Video-Franchise Bills Turn Up Like Bad Pennies. // Telecom Policy Report;3/13/2006, Vol. 4 Issue 11, p1
Provides information on video-franchise bills proposed and signed in the U.S. as of March 2006. Significance of a legislation signed by Virginia Governor Timothy M. Kaine that streamlines the video-franchise process; Provisions of Virginia's Cable Competition Act; Opposition of the New Jersey...
- NJ. Moves Closer to Statewide Agreement. Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;5/22/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 21, p6
Reports on the legislation passed by the State Senate of New Jersey for statewide franchising of cable television. Provisions of the Senate version of the bill; Requirements for video providers that plans to operate in New Jersey; Other U.S. states that passed their revised franchising legislation.
- Dead Amendment Could Have Halted Foreign Franchise Owners. // Telecom Policy Report;4/10/2006, Vol. 4 Issue 15, p7
The article focuses on the amendment to the Communications Act of 1934 proposed by U.S. Representative Frank Pallone. The amendment would have added holders of national cable-franchise rights to the license restrictions on foreign citizens, corporations and governments contained in the Act....
- Franchise Fracas:. // CableFAX Daily;5/24/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 101, p2
The article focuses on the signing of a cable-backed franchising bill by the governor of South Carolina as of May 2006. The bill treats different video services alike, and also preserves local franchise fees. South Carolina Cable Television Association president Nancy Horne stated that the...
- State Franchising:. // CableFAX Daily;6/30/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 127, p1
Reports on the approval of a video franchise bill by a California Senate policy committee. Significance of the bill to cable television operators; Opposition of a group of mayors from Los Angeles against the video franchise legislation.