Senate Panel OKs Blocking Bill
- On the Hill. // CableFAX Daily;10/12/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 198, p2
The article reports on the decision of the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee to assign October 19, 2005 as their mark-up of the digital television bill in the U.S. Internet protocol voice and public safety and mandated disclaimers of government-sponsored video news releases are included in the...
- Sound and Senate Fury. Albiniak, Paige // Broadcasting & Cable;03/26/2001, Vol. 131 Issue 13, p6
Reports on the television broadcasting legislation being considered by the United States Senate as of March 26, 2001. Provisions of the proposed legislation; Television broadcasters' need to offer discounts on advertising rates to politicians; Broadcasting industry groups' opposition to the...
- Mexican regulator says OTT providers not under pay-TV law. // Latin America Telecom;Aug2015, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p11
The article reports on the decision of the Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) in Mexico not to regulate over-the-top (OTT) services like traditional pay-television (TV) services in 2015 because the former did not meet the description of a pay-TV service under the law.
- Indecency Proposal: Allow Cable Regulation. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;11/28/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 49, p1
The article reports on the decision of the U.S. cable-television industry to comply with federal indecency standards on foul language and overt sexual activity. The Senate Commerce Committee is planning to hold hearings on media and telecommunications policies in the first quarter of 2006. 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.
- Senate panel bollixes Viacom deal. Wharton, Dennis; Flint, Joe // Variety;3/20/95, Vol. 358 Issue 7, p28
Reports on the action of the Senate Finance Committee in backdating repeal of the Federal Communications Commission's minority-media preference program. Rejection of proposal by Viacom to sell its cable television holdings to a black-controlled partnership in order to avail of deferred tax...
- Safe harbor boost. Halonen, Doug // Electronic Media;09/25/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 39, p2
Reports that the United States Senate Commerce Committee has approved a proposed legislation seeking to reduce violence in television as of September 25, 2000. Provisions of the legislation; V-chip technology-related provisions.
- Senate Passes Loan-Guarantee Bill. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;04/03/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 14, p1
Reports that the United States Senate has approved a proposed legislation seeking to provide loan guarantees to the satellite television industry as of April 3, 2000. Provisions of the proposed legislation.
- Sat TV gets closer to local. Albiniak, Paige // Broadcasting & Cable;05/24/99, Vol. 129 Issue 22, p11
Reports on the United States Senate's approval of a legislation that would allow satellite television companies to carry local television broadcast signals. Provisions of the proposed law.