FCC Voices Exclusives
- Apartment Rule Targeted. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;12/17/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 50, p18
The article reports that the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) in the U.S. will sue the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) if the FCC did not suspend by December 21, 2007 its enforcement of a new rule that nullifies every exclusive service contract between a cable...
- Cable Television and Advertising: An Assessment. Krugman, Dean M.; Barban, Arnold M. // Journal of Advertising;Fall78, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p4
Since its inception, the cable television industry has experienced a large growth rate. Today 16 percent of the U.S. television homes are linked to some form of cable. While there have been numerous federal, state, and local inquiries and a great deal of literature devoted to cable development...
- FCC ponders next step on cable rates. McAvoy, Kim // Broadcasting & Cable;9/6/93, Vol. 123 Issue 36, p11
Reports on the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) response to criticism and confusion over its cable rate regulations. Adoption of the Cable Act; Rules' aims; Effect on subscription rates; Skepticism about the rules' benefit to the public.
- Industry spars over digital fees. Hatch, David // Electronic Media;05/11/98, Vol. 17 Issue 20, p8
States that the cable industry and media watchdogs have requested the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to impose higher fees on broadcasters offering ancillary services using digital television spectrum. Indication that modest fees are being favored by broadcasters;...
- The FCC used flawed data in arriving at the benchmarks for its new cable rate regulations. McAvoy, Kim // Broadcasting & Cable;10/4/93, Vol. 123 Issue 40, p62
Reports on the finding of a study released by the Aerie Group on the role of the Federal Communications Commission on cable rate regulations data. Impact on rates for basic cable services of a correct data; Amount of collections from errors of the agency.
- Battle looms over leased-access. McConnell, Chris // Broadcasting & Cable;02/10/97, Vol. 127 Issue 6, p21
Reports on the implications of US Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) issuance of a plan to cut leased-access cable rates. Features of the FCC plan; Expectations on the reductions of leased-access rates; Opposition to the plan.
- Survey shows cable rates plunge. // Broadcasting & Cable;7/18/94, Vol. 124 Issue 29, p58
Reports on cable television systems' rate reductions, according to the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) informal survey covering major cities. Estimated decline on cable subscribers' rates for July 1994; FCC ruling on rates.
- Contract talks. // Broadcasting & Cable;5/8/95, Vol. 125 Issue 19, p113
Reports that top cable television operators are entering into `social contracts' with the Federal Communications Commission to settle rate complaints.
- FCC reaches leased-access compromise. Halonen, Doug // Electronic Media;01/06/97, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p1
Reports on the United States' Federal Communications Commission's intentions to reveal compromise rules to settle a controversy surrounding cable's rates for channels. Stipulations of the law which governs cable systems; Allegations by FCC; Response from cable operators.