FCC's Retransmission Dilemma
- Verizon petitions FCC, keeps rolling out FiOS. // CED;Sep2007, Vol. 33 Issue 9, p8
The article reports on the petition of Verizon to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in July 2007 to change the deadline of its transition to all-digital television transmission. Verizon has asked FCC to allow them to execute the transition within a year instead of the former...
- TELEVISION TRANSLATION. // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;04/04/2000, Vol. 326 Issue 24, pS-26
Presents a country-by-country look at television markets around the world. Inclusion of Australian networks' triplecasting in analog, standard definition television and high-definition television; High cable television penetration in Belgium; Emergence of technological convergence in the...
- The EBU/SMPTE Task Force - Part II, Systems. GILMER, BRAD // Broadcast Engineering;Feb99, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p40
Part II. Explores a report on the future of television technology and its impact on the industry at large published by the EBU/SMPTE Task Force. Information on the systems model; Items included in typical planes within a broadcast facility; List of essential characteristics identified as...
- How to avoid the hidden costs of Channel 5. Fox, Barry // New Scientist;10/6/90, Vol. 128 Issue 1737, p22
Reports on the inclusion of a clause in the Broadcasting Bill in Great Britain which prohibits television viewers from free retuning of all video recorders, satellite receivers and video games which may suffer interference from the proposed Channel 5 television station. Television transmission...
- Tech woes trouble private start-ups. Hodgson, Martin // Variety;08/03/98, Vol. 371 Issue 12, p33
Deals with the technical problems in Colombia's private television (TV) channels. Afternoon and evening rating of start-up nets Caracol and RCN; Weak signals of private channels; Criticism on Colombian TV legislation.
- Anarchy for the masses. McGoldrick, Paul // Broadcast Engineering;Oct2005, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p168
Suggests that the U.S. government stop allocating broadcast licenses and leave that to the market. How television broadcasting piracy in Italy spawned a VHF/UHF TV transmitter industry which is now major competition in some sectors for U.S.-based manufacturers.
- Powell to Broadcasters: Seek New Law. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;04/09/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 15, p30
Reports on the United States Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) decision that the law guarantees carriage of just one broadcast signal for television stations. Need for broadcasters to bargain with multiple system operators (MSO) over the carriage of additional television station...
- Common Sense. // Broadcasting & Cable;6/6/2011, Vol. 141 Issue 23, p32
The author reflects on the rules pose by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the television (TV) broadcasting. The author notes that the retransmission consent rule by the FCC in cable operators and broadcasters could result to access failure in TV station signal. The author...
- Transmitters. Markley, Don; Slate, Tim; Plonka, Bob // Broadcast Engineering;Mar1999, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p154
Examines the key specifications that need to be considered when selecting a digital television transmitter. Differences between vacuum devices and solid state; Issue on the National Television System Committee system; Specifications that can contribute to linear signal performance.