Hearn, Ted
January 2007
Multichannel News;1/8/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p31
The author discusses his insights regarding the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules that give franchising authorities 90 days to act on cable franchise applications of companies. According to him, the FCC could announce that Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) is an interstate service to satisfy the deployment schedules of telecommunication companies. He believes that any IPTV ruling by the FCC would need to define IPTV for the benefit of cable incumbents.


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