Emergency Alert Tryout Gets Mixed Grades - But It Was Only a Test
- DirecTV complains to FCC about Comcast. Colman, Price // Broadcasting & Cable;09/29/97, Vol. 127 Issue 40, p68
Reports that DirecTV has filed a complaint with the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) over Comcast Corp.'s alleged refusal to make its Comcast SportsNet regional sports network available to DirecTV. Case background; Details of DirecTV's complaint.
- MCN'S MOST READ. // Multichannel News;12/15/2014, Vol. 35 Issue 46, p28
The article lists top articles available on multichannel.com as of December5-12, 2014 including Sources: FCC Majority Approves Over-the-Top NPRM, DirecTV 4K Bird Takes Flight and WOW to Lay Off 9% of Workforce.
- NAB: Next Fake EAN Could Be More Malicious. Stimson, Leslie // TV Technology;1/5/2015, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p6
The article discusses about FCC's attempts to prevent unauthorized alerts, after the October 24, 2014 airing of â€œThe Bobby Bones show" which recorded a real alert using the Emergency Action Notification (EAN) event code, with the National Association of Broadcasters urging to address the...
- Courts will rule on Ameritech's alarm business. Merrion, Paul // Crain's Chicago Business;04/07/97, Vol. 20 Issue 14, p9
Reports that the United States Federal Communications Commission has given Ameritech Corporation permission to expand its burglar alarm business through acquisitions, amid conflicting views of congressional intent. Information on Congress' 1996 Telecommunications Act; Background information on...
- DirecTV, Echostar Drop Out Of Spectrum Auction. // Satellite Today;8/17/2006, Vol. 5 Issue 150, p1
The article considers the decision of DirecTV Group Inc. and Echostar Communications Corp. to withdraw from an auction of wireless spectrum being conducted by the U.S. Federal Communication Commission. The companies, which combined their efforts under the joint venture Wireless DBS LLC, failed...
- At the Portals:. // CableFAX Daily;7/18/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 137, p2
The article reports on the failure of cable television to have the U.S. Federal Communications Commission charge direct broadcast satellite (DBS) the same regulatory fees that cable pays. Cable pays fees on a per sub basis, about $50mln in 2006, while EchoStar and DirecTV pay $2mln annually...
- DBS Dealings. // CableFAX Daily;1/25/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 16, p1
Presents news briefs concerning cable television as of January 2006. Announcement of DirectTV that is will increase subscription rates for its lowest-price tier by 8.7 percent; Significance of the increase; Request by EchoStar for the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to impose...
- Warning Sign:. // CableFAX Daily;4/7/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 67, p1
Focuses on the request by Senator Ted Stevens (R-AK) that the U.S. Federal Communications Commission should consider placing program-access conditions on the Time Warner/Comcast/Adelphia deal. Main concern of the programmers; Reaction of the DirecTV to the request.
- This Just In. // Multichannel News;8/1/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 31, p4
Deals with the latest developments in the cable industry in the U.S. as of 2005. Household rating of the TV program "Over There"according to Nielsen Media Research data; Plans of DirecTV Inc. for its promotions that will be launched on August 1, 2005; Expected nominees for the vacancies at the...