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- More TV choice, soon. Sillars, Les // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;1/17/94, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p33
Announces that following a February hearing, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission will grant between six and eight new licenses of the kind currently held by The Sport Network and MuchMusic. DirecTv Inc. of California to begin April broadcasting of 75 channels from...
- Putting viewers first. Smee, Paul // Consumer Policy Review;Sep/Oct97, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p166
Examines the implications of the convergence of broadcasting and communications for the regulatory process in Great Britain. Traditional tasks of the broadcasting regulator that will remain significant in a digital age; Arguments against the consolidation of the roles of the communication and...
- Ownership issue a rut in road to new telcom law. Boliek, Brooks // Hollywood Reporter;5/15/95, Vol. 337 Issue 13, p4
Reports on the difficulty confronting lawmakers over the issue of broadcast ownership. Proposals to limit foreign ownership; Questions on cross-ownership; Affiliates' fears over their diminishing leverage.
- Washington watch. McConnell, Chris; Fleming, Heather // Broadcasting & Cable;05/12/97, Vol. 127 Issue 20, p24
Focuses on various developments concerning American broadcasting and telecommunications policies as of May 12, 1997. Includes former Senate Commerce Committee chairman Larry Pressler's new role as a telecommunications consultant; Revision in the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) rules...
- APPENDIX V: MEDIA LEGISLATION IN SELECTED COUNTRIES. // Brains Trust: Media;Jun2006, Issue 1, Special section p93
A comparison of the telecommunication and media law in Canada, France, Great Britain, U.S., and Australia is presented.
- Washington watch. McConnell, Chris; Fleming, Heather // Broadcasting & Cable;05/19/97, Vol. 127 Issue 21, p23
Focuses on various developments concerning American broadcasting and telecommunication policies and legislation as of May 19, 1997. Includes the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) action to a petition by Charter Communications Entertainment to deregulate the rates for its systems in...
- Industry left in dark over the Communications Bill. Douglas, Torin // Marketing Week;4/5/2001, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p19
Reports on broadcasters and telecommunication companies' concern for its future as the British government's White Paper contains so little detail about regulation. Industry's interest in the proposed Communications Bill; Proposal to set up a single regulator overseeing broadcasters and...
- DTH ban lifted? Lahiri, Indrajit // World Broadcast News;Sep99, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p14
Reports ban lift on DTH reception equipment in New Delhi, India. Role of the Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee in the ban lift; Proposal in launching DTH services on Ku-band by Prasar Bharati; Referral of the decision to Election Commission; Involvement of policy decision and government...
- Canada adopts competition policy. Meyer, Noel // Broadcasting & Cable;8/12/96, Vol. 126 Issue 34, p70
Reports on the Canadian government's issuance of its convergence policy for competition between the cable and telephone industries. Start of competition under the policy; Conditions for cable license applications; Exemption of BC Tel and Quebec-Telephone from foreign ownership regulations.