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- Statewide Franchise Systems Benefit All. // Television Week;3/6/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p9
The article focuses on the financial implications of the Indiana House of Representatives' passage of telecommunication-friendly legislation replacing local video franchising with a statewide system and the governor's approval pledged. It allows current cable franchisees to opt out of or...
- THRIVING ON CHAOS. McEachern, Martin // Computer Graphics World;Mar2005, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p14
The article states that while most big-name computer game franchises are plagued by seemingly interminable gaps between releases, Ubisoft Entertainment SA, creator of the hugely popular Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell series, has been the only developer to deliver a standard-breaking sequel on nearly...
- Locals step up fight for video franchises. Wilson, Carol // American City & County;May2006, Vol. 121 Issue 5, p8
The article reports on the possible impact of legislative bills before the U.S. Congress that would create a national video franchise process managed by the Federal Communications Commission. At risk are consumer protections, local rights of way control, funding from franchise taxes and local...
- Franchising, Yes; Neutrality, No. // CableFAX Daily;3/22/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 55, p3
Reports on issues related to the market for video franchising in the U.S. as of March 2006. Statement from Senate Commerce chairman Senator Ted Stevens (R-Ak), regarding the momentum of video franchising; Comment on the issue of Net neutrality.
- Redlining:. // CableFAX Daily;4/19/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 76, p2
Reports on the demand of various groups including the Hispanic National Bar Association for an anti-redlining language in video franchising bills in the U.S. as of April 2006. Complains regarding the proposed Congressional legislation governing video franchising.
- N.C. Franchise Law Helping ... Incumbents. Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;2/18/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p9
The article reports on the implications of a legislative franchising bill for incumbent cable television operators and for industry competition in the U.S. The bill, which was designed to aid competing video providers in North Carolina has actually deregulated many incumbent operators. Local...
- Competition:. // CableFAX Daily;5/10/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 91, p2
Reports on a video franchise received by Verizon Communications Inc. located in Oyster Bay, New York.
- Restrictions on Termination and Nonrenewal of Franchises: A Policy Analysis. Fern, Martin D.; Klein, Philip Ian // Business Lawyer;Apr81, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p1041
Analyzes the policy on the restriction of termination and nonrenewal of franchises in the United States. Importance of franchising as a means for marketing goods and services; Enactment of legislation for the regulation of franchisor and franchisee relations; Contributions of a franchising...
- Iowa law retroactivity unconstitutional; Appeals Court upholds district court ruling. // Franchising World;Sep/Oct94, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p32
Reports that the United States (US) Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit upheld the US District Court for the Southern District of Iowa's decision which ruled that the retroactive application of the 1992 Iowa Franchise Practices Act was unconstitutional. Iowa Coalition for Responsible...