Cable Presses Hard for Real Retrans Reform
- Must-Carry. // Network Dictionary;2007, p326
An encyclopedia entry for "Must-Carry" is presented. In telecommunication, this refers to a U.S. regulation that mandates cable companies to carry various local and public television stations within a cable provider's service area. It ensures that local television stations do not lose market...
- THE DEREGULATION OF CABLE TELEVISION. BESEN, STANLEY M.; CRANDALL, ROBERT W. // Law & Contemporary Problems;Winter1981, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p77
The article discusses the deregulation of the cable television (CATV) industry in the U.S. It claims that the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) was forced to regulate the sector in 1966 due to the threat it posed to the over-the-air television system. It cites that the continuous and...
- TBN to lose Miami station. // Christianity Today;1/8/96, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p69
Reports that Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN), Tustin, California, has lost the long-running dispute with the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) over television station ownership. Results of the November 06, 1995, ruling; What the FCC rules state.
- Switching signals. Schley, Stewart // CED;Aug2012, p10
The article presents a brief historical overview of the development of A/B switch, which enables television (TV) viewers in the U.S. to switch from a cable-delivered channel to an over-the-air signal. The device was championed by the Federal Communications Commission and its commissioner Mark...
- Cable Television Act of 1992. Dortch, Marlene H. // Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;2/21/2013, Vol. 78 Issue 35, p11987
A summary is presented of the Cable Television Act of 1992, prepared by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), effective on February 21, 2013.
- Cable Television Act of 1992. Dortch, Marlene H. // Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;2/21/2013, Vol. 78 Issue 35, p11988
A summary is presented of the Cable Television Act of 1992, prepared by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, effective on February 21, 2013.
- Parting Shot at Retrans Rules. EGGERTON, JOHN // Multichannel News;8/1/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 30, p16
The article reports that American Cable Association (ACA) outgoing chair Steve Friedman has urged the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to wrap up its retransmission reform to help several cable operators with retransmission deals.
- An Open Letter to Congress. FitzPatrick, Paul // CableFAX Daily;4/10/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 69, p10
Presents an open letter to the U.S. Congress about the a la carte mandate that gives cable television subscribers more options to save cost. Impact of the mandate on cable providers; Challenges to be faced by the Federal Communications Commission on implementing the mandate; Disadvantages posed...
- 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...