Arm-Twisting Resumes on Tenn. Franchising

February 2008
Multichannel News;2/25/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p10
The article reports on the decision of the incumbent cable operators and AT&T to resume their lobbying over a bill on cable franchising in Tennessee. Representatives of the Tennessee Cable Telecommunications Association (TCTA) and the firm are meeting with legislators to reach consensus on bill's draft. According to Stacey Briggs, executive director of TCTA, the parties are working to prevent state franchisees from discriminating against delivering service.


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