Cable Seeks 'Do Not Call' Exemption'

Hogan, Monica
April 2002
Multichannel News;4/22/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 16, p18
Reports on the importance of protecting operator-subscriber relationships of the cable industry on the pursuance of the Federal Trade Commission of the proposed tool-free hotlines in the U.S. List of homes that telemarketers cannot call; Increase in the cost of cable packages; Nature of the critical exclusion of the proceedings.


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