'TV Everywhere' Takes Heat From Advocates
- YES Blasts Cablevision's Legal Move. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;6/10/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 23, p6
Reports the federal antitrust lawsuit filed by Yankees Entertainment & Sports Network against Cablevision Systems Corp. in New York. Complexity of the lawsuit; Introduction of a bill ensuring a fair treatment of unaffiliated video-programming; Offering of YES network in terms of pay service.
- Eurosport joint venture refused exemption. Ancrum, Libby // Accountancy;Jun91, Vol. 107 Issue 1174, p59
Probes the details of the ruling of the European Commission on the anti-competitiveness of Eurosport, a joint venture that operates a transnational satellite television channel specializing in sports events. Establishment by members of the European Broadcasting Union and News International plc;...
- Consolidation Raises Antitrust Issues. Cantor, Matthew L.; Shinder, Jeffrey I. // Multichannel News;6/17/2002, Vol. 22 Issue 24, p73
Reports the scope of the antitrust issues in the U.S. Competition in the cable programming business; Increase on the profitability imposed by the merging entity; Assessment on the antitrust risks for media acquisition.
- UNFIT FOR PRIME TIME: WHY CABLE TELEVISION REGULATIONS CANNOT PERFORM TRINKO'S "ANTITRUST FUNCTION.". Klovers, Keith // Michigan Law Review;Dec2011, Vol. 110 Issue 3, p489
Until recently, regulation and antitrust law operated in tandem to safeguard competition in regulated industries. In three recent decisions--Trinko, Credit Suisse, and Linkline--the Supreme Court limited the operation of the anti-trust laws when regulation "performs the antitrust function." This...
- D.C. Pundits Rip Into Low-Reg Cable. Hern, Ted // Multichannel News;8/18/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 33, p1
Deals with a report from the U.S. Public Interest Research Group which claimed the lack of competition in the cable industry. Request made by the group for Congressional intervention; Way in which the industry abuse consumers; Views on the regulation of cable rates.
- Cablers playing it conservative. Szalai, Georg // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;9/10/2002, Vol. 375 Issue 6, p13
Comments on the conservative and defensive message being sent by cable executives at the Morgan Stanley Global Communications confab 2002 held in Miami, Florida. Reasons for shift in focus from accelerated growth and advanced services to operating metrics; Decline in the value of cable industry...
- Capitol Hill Chews Over A La Carte. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;7/19/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 29, p8
Discusses issues related to the a la carte policy that may be implemented in the U.S. cable industry. Observation of Representative Nathan Deal on the bundling deal offered by Viacom Inc. and other network operators; Reaction of Viacom Inc. to the possible amendments of the antitrust law;...
- Antitrust laws apply to cities granting cable TV franchises. Griffiths, L. Christopher // Marketing News;4/30/1982, Vol. 15 Issue 22, p11
This article focuses on a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in a case against the implication of antitrust laws. According to the decision, home-rule cities granting cable television (TV) franchises come under antitrust laws. The Supreme Court case involved Boulder City Council, Boulder,...
- Suit frays Foxtel, Galaxy. Woods, Mark // Variety;10/20/97, Vol. 368 Issue 11, p40
Focuses on the injunction filed against the merger proceedings for Rupert Murdoch's Australian cabler Foxtel and Australis Media's Galaxy TV, by anti-trust watchdog, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). Background on the proposed merger deal; Effect of the injunction in Galaxy...