Old Court Defeat Could Help Cable Now

Hearn, Ted
September 2007
Multichannel News;9/3/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 35, p18
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision involving cable wiring in an apartment house on cable carriage rules. It is considered that allowing cable company to attach lines in an apartment may bolster case against must-carry regulations. The Federal Communications Commission is considering new cable-carriage handouts for local television stations. The cable industry warns that such move will challenge the rules on both First and Fifth Amendment grounds.


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