TITLE

THE APPEAL OF COURT

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Multichannel News;3/10/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the efforts of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to change the way cable operators conduct their business in the U.S. The FCC stopped cable operators from signing exclusive service deals with apartment-building owners in an attempt to spur competition. In this connection, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association, cable operators, or programmers have joined to file cases in federal appeals court against the FCC.
ACCESSION #
31332741

 

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