TITLE

Satellite bill may be DOA

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn
PUB. DATE
November 1999
SOURCE
Multichannel News;11/15/99, Vol. 20 Issue 47, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on United States Senator Phil Gramm's opposition to a bill to reform the Satellite Home Viewer Act. Gram's resolve to block the bill as long as a loan guarantee for rural access to local television signals remained unacted upon; Attempt by America Online Inc. to remove a provision that would ban online-service providers from utilizing cable's copyright license to retransmit local broadcast signals.
ACCESSION #
2511366

 

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