Combine & Conquer
- Digital transition slowing bit by bit. Halonen, Doug // Electronic Media;7/23/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 30, p8
Reports the deceleration of digital television transition in the United States. Effects of the digital transition on broadcasters; Details of the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) rules; Views of Dick Wiley, former FCC chairman on the transition.
- FCC Laying Grounds For Rescinding Cable Dereg. Stern, Christopher // Variety;12/21/98, Vol. 373 Issue 6, p35
Announces that the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) had allowed cable television companies to increase their rates. Statistics on TV business during June 1997-1998; Comment from FCC chairman, William Kennard; Comment from Gene Kimmelman, Washington office co-director of...
- Balking at talking. McConnell, Bill // Broadcasting & Cable;3/4/2002, Vol. 132 Issue 9, p11
Asserts the request of the television and movie industries to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Suggestion of the industries to stay the launch of video descriptions; Intentions of the industries to help the blind; Presentation of the FCC rules.
- Chains of love: Murdoch and the FCC. Shales, Tom // Electronic Media;04/30/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 18, p4
Comments on the rules set by Rupert Murdoch and the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) concerning television industry in the United States. Issue involving media cross-ownership; Removal of the media ownership restriction; Contention of FCC on keeping the UPN.
- Time is money for 60-69ers. McConnell, Bill // Broadcasting & Cable;03/26/2001, Vol. 131 Issue 13, p40
Reports on the United States Federal Communications Commission's plan to auction channels 60 to 69 to wireless communication companies as of March 26, 2001. Television broadcasting executive Lowell Paxson's plan to arrange early buyout deals with wireless companies.
- Digital TV Stutter-Step. Mundy, Alicia // MediaWeek;01/22/2001, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p12
Deals with digital television issues surrounding the broadcasting industry in the United States. Investigation conducted by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on potential monopoly problems in the interactive television field; Readoption of the digital-transmission standard by the FCC.
- Static in the Digital TV Revolution. Hatch, David // National Journal;6/7/2008, Vol. 40 Issue 22, p19
The article assesses the result of the decision by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to set aside spectrum valued at up to $70 billion for 1,706 television broadcasters shifting from analog to digital airwaves. With a few notable exceptions, commercial broadcasters have largely...
- Regulating digital airtime. Munro, Neil // National Journal;8/08/98, Vol. 30 Issue 32, p1873
Focuses on the issues facing the National Association of Broadcasters. Plan of the United States Federal Communications Commission to decide whether public-interest obligations of television broadcasters should increase with the introduction of digital television services; Public consultation...
- NAB to Seek New Multicast Vote. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;4/25/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 17, p34
Reports on the ruling being sought by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) concerning multicast must-carry. Reconsideration for a ruling involving multiple digital programming services; Expectation on the FCC filing of NAB;...