Rooms With Two Views
- FCC, cable biz get their wires crossed ... again. Triplett, William // Variety;6/4/2007, Vol. 407 Issue 3, p42
The article discusses a decision by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) which requires that cable television companies provide competitors with alternate points of access to existing wires in multi-unit dwellings when the wires are behind drywall. Previously, the cable industry...
- OMB shoots down FCC's leased access rules. // CED;Aug2008, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p8
The article reports on the rejection of the leased access of cable channels of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) by the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in the U.S. It mentions that the said leased access rules are proposed by the FCC in November 2007. It cites that...
- FCC Backs Program Access. Eggerton, John // Multichannel News;9/21/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 35, p20
The article reports on the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's (FCC's) program-access regulations. It states that FCC chairman Julius Genachowski seeks to maintain its program-access rules and a meeting with Comcast Corp. and Cablevision Systems Corp. to be held at U.S. Court of Appeals for...
- Cable Television and the First Amendment. // Free Speech Yearbook;1987, Vol. 26, p233
The article reviews the book "Cable Television and the First Amendment," by Patrick Parsons.
- FCC Sees USF Money, Internal Change In Hurricane's Wake. // Telecom Policy Report;9/19/2005, Vol. 3 Issue 35, p6
The article reports on the plans of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for the restoration of communications systems in the Gulf Coast region in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Some of the initiatives being considered by FCC Chairman Kevin J. Martin are revealed. A breakdown of the...
- Martin Likes the FCC's Measured Pace. McConnell, Bill // Broadcasting & Cable;12/9/2002, Vol. 132 Issue 50, p26
Profiles the U.S. Federal Communications Commissioner Kevin J. Martin. His educational background; Role of Martin as a general counsel for the 2000 campaign for President George W. Bush in Austin, Texas; Predictions about the future of his career. INSET: Kevin J. Martin FCC Commissioner.
- Their Favorite Martin: Some LFAs Aren't Doing their Jobs. // CableFAX Daily;10/27/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 209, p1
Reports on the plan of U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin to review the local franchising process in the telecommunications industry. Reasons cited by Martin in defense of his plan.
- Why Cable Should Want Net Neutrality. Brodsky, Art // Multichannel News;4/30/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 18, p39
The author reflects on the issue of network neutrality in the cable television industry in the U.S. He argues that the cable-modem service was not subjected to a law implemented for the telephone companies (TELCOs) which allows TELCOs to carry all phone calls without favoritism to any particular...
- Despite vows, the cable war goes on. Albiniak, Paige // Broadcasting & Cable;05/08/2000, Vol. 130 Issue 20, p80
Presents an update on the fight over whether local, state and federal governments should compel cable companies to open their high-speed networks to competitive Internet service providers in the United States as of May 2000. Contention of the proponents and opposition to forced access;...