A La Carte on Trial
- Viewers Just Can't Get Enough Cable. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;7/26/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 29, p34
In this article the author discusses aspects on the average number of hours spent by consumers in the U.S. viewing cable television programming, which reveals that consumers are still watchiing in record numbers.
- USVO sues MSOs, loses Movielink appeal. // CED;Aug2006, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p6
The article reports on the plan by the USA Video Technology Corp. (USVO) to wield the litigation hammer against several cable operators in the U.S. The lawsuit filed by USVO in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District was related to the patent on the video-on-demand against several...
- Milwaukee Sues Over U-Verse. Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;1/1/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p10
The article reports on the lawsuit filed by the city of Milwaukee in Wisconsin against AT&T Corp. which seeks to clarify the legal status of its U-Verse TV Internet Protocol Television service. The company first asked for a permit that will allow them to build a tower, which will be used for...
- EU Charges U.S. Studios, Sky. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;7/24/2015, pA01
10 The EU's antitrust arm charged 6 U.S. studios and Britain's Sky with illegally restricting access to Sky's pay-TV content from viewers outside the U.K. and Ireland.
- Cords fraying but cablers are coping. // Daily Variety;8/8/2012, Vol. 316 Issue 27, p1
The article reports on the decline of the subscription in the cable television (TV) industry.
- Cablers sue FCC on dual carriage rule. Triplett, William // Daily Variety;2/5/2008, Vol. 298 Issue 22, p39
The article reports on the lawsuit filed by six national cable television programming companies against the Federal Communications Commission, claiming that the agency's so-called dual carriage requirement is a dual foul in the U.S. These companies include Discovery Communications Inc., Arts &...
- MARTIN BALKS AT 'STAY' BID. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;4/28/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 17, p20
The article reports on the assertion of Kevin Martin, chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), that the cable industry should expect new leased-access regulations. Martin asserts that leased-access rules provide an easier opportunity for people with diverse programming to...
- In the Courts:. // CableFAX Daily;6/15/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 116, p2
Presents news on court cases involving the cable television industry in the U.S. as of June 2006. Demand of Adelphia founder John Rigas' attorneys for the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals to nullify the 2004 conviction of Rigas and his son Timothy on fraud charges; Decision of Insight to file for a...
- Unscripted TV Lawsuits Indicate Need for Change. Lyle, David // Variety;9/6/2016, Vol. 333 Issue 9, p24
The article focuses on the need for changes on cable industry due to budgetary initiatives, unscripted television lawsuits and producer/network meetings. It suggests that smart cable networks must continue to work in partnership with producers rather than alienate them by demanding free rights....