Legislators: Teach Your Subs Well
- Cable slams the cap. McConnell, Bill // Broadcasting & Cable;10/23/2000, Vol. 130 Issue 44, p28
Focuses on the opposition of the cable industry to the federal ownership caps and channel lineup restrictions in the United States. Context of the Federal Communications Commission rules; Effect of the rules on AT&T, the nation's top media service operator; Consideration of ownership limit as...
- Brazil wants cable channels set aside for state broadcasts. Watling, John // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;03/28/2000, Vol. 362 Issue 19, p55
Focuses on a proposed legislation in the Brazilian Congress to force cable television networks to donate some of their channels for government use. Reduction of the revenues of the operators; Disadvantage of the limited number of channels.
- CABLE AND THE MOBILE FUTURE. Ellis, Leslie // Multichannel News;2/16/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 7, p14
The article focuses on the status and development of the cable and the mobile networks. It offers an analysis on the transitions that are happening in the broadcasting industry. It states that digital technologies are being dominant. It also discusses the Open Mobile Video Coalition (OMVC),...
- Albuquerque stations tangle. Freeman, Michael // Electronic Media;9/17/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 38, p3
Reports the conflict between CBS cable television network and UPN affiliates in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Reaction of KRQE cable channel general manager over the airing of CBS news feeds by KASY-TV, a UPN affiliate; Allegations on the violation of broadcast agreements by KASY; Threats of...
- THE INSIDER. Greppi, Michele // Electronic Media;1/13/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p4
Presents news briefs related to broadcasting industry in the U.S. as of January 13, 2003. Strategy adopted to advertise the series 'NewsNight' on CNN International; Distribution of pizza on the screening of Fox Broadcasting's series 'Oliver Beene'; Political coverage by the news channel in the...
- Even Open-Access Tests Are Complex. Baumgartner, Jeff // Multichannel News;08/07/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 32, p1
Reports on the challenges of open access in the United States cable television industry. Creation of service-agent software for customers; Development of a back-office support for ticketing and provisioning; Creation of a network for multiple Internet service providers traffic.
- The insider. McConville, Jim // Electronic Media;03/06/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p8
Presents news in the broadcasting industry in the United States as of March 2000. Includes proposed use of voluntary labeling standards by equipment manufacturers; Efforts of the industry to require cable operators to use digital and analog television signals; Involvement of Howard Stern in the...
- Let the Upfront Buying Begin. McClellan, Steve // Broadcasting & Cable;5/19/2003, Vol. 133 Issue 20, p2
Reports on the business trends prevalent in the broadcast and cable television markets in the United States as of May 19, 2003. Expectation related to finalization of various deals in the broadcast industry; Estimation of the percentage of investment in the broadcast markets; Overview of the...
- New name, but still must-carry. B.M. // Broadcasting & Cable;9/30/2002, Vol. 132 Issue 40, p14
Reports on the efforts of broadcasters to revive debate on dual cable carriage in the U.S. Benefits of multicast obligations for customers; Arguments of broadcasters about niche programming; Emphasis on developing high-definition content.