- Layer3 TV Drops Virtual MVPD Hints. BAUMGARTNER, JEFF // Multichannel News;8/17/2015, Vol. 36 Issue 28, p4
The article reports on the plan disclosed by the cable television provider Layer3 TV to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to build a platform that is similar to a multichannel video programming distributor (MVPD) for launching its service in the summer 2015.
- 'Retransmission' push finds little support in Congress. Jerome, Sara // Hill;7/29/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 90, p12
The article reports that the push to get the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to change retransmission consent, which are regulations on the negotiations between broadcasters and paid distributors such as cable and satellite operators, is finding less support in Congress in the U.S.
- Taking Stock of CALM. SUCIU, PETER // TV Technology;11/20/2013, Vol. 31 Issue 24, p1
In this article, the author reflects on the U.S. Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act, which has been adapted in December 2011. He informs that the act requires the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to bar the audio of TV commercials from being broadcast at louder sound...
- FCC's New Year's Revolutions. Eggerton, John // Broadcasting & Cable;1/4/2016, Vol. 146 Issue 1, p18
The article discusses efforts of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in reinventing the television (TV) band and regulating the Internet. Topics cited include the Lifeline reform program to be implemented by FCC chairman Tom Wheeler, an incentive auction to be provided to...
- FCC commissioner Tom Wheeler proposes universal TV set-top-box. // Indiantelevision.com;1/29/2016, p15
The article reports the proposal by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) as of early 2016 for the introduction of universal set-top boxes (STB) for television (TV) that would allow consumers to view conventional cable and streaming video content on TV. According to FCC commissioner...
- Will the FCC Let Televised Football Be? Oliva, S.M. // Hit & Run;10/1/2014, p175
The article discusses the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) move to appeal a 1975 regulation which bans the cable and satellite broadcasting of some sporting events. Topics discussed include the National Football League's (NFL) enforcement of a blackout rule, arguments of the FCC...
- Cable Compromise. // Time;2/14/1972, Vol. 99 Issue 7, p67
The article focuses on the status of cable television (CATV) in the U.S. It mentions that CATV allows the viewer to have as many as 40 channels which offer various programs, such as ballet and sporting events. It notes that broadcasters considered CATV as a potential drain on their revenues in...
- FCC Seeks to Tweak Retrans Rules. Eggerton, John // Multichannel News;3/7/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p4
The article discusses the proposal of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to make changes to its retransmission-consent oversight rules. The proposal is designed to better clarify what bargaining in good faith means and eliminate the syndicated exclusivity and nonduplication rules...
- 10 STORIES THAT MATTER. // Multichannel News;3/25/2013, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p3
The article lists the top ten stories from the U.S. cable industry for the week of March 25, 2013 related to several topics including popular food shows, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission and annual celebration of television series Wonder Women.