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Reregulation of cable television

Reregulation of cable television

a legal overview

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cable television -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Television -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJanice E. Rubin
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1991, reel 6, fr. 1184
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination25 p.
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15458687M

    Chapter FAIR COMPETITION IN CABLE OPERATIONS. Fair competition in cable operations definitions. As used in sections to of the Revised Code: (A) "Applicable generally accepted accounting principles" means accounting principles and standards set forth in all applicable pronouncements of the governmental accounting standards board. vision to cable television services. (14) Cable television systems and broadcast television sta-tions increasingly compete for television advertising revenues. As the proportion of households subscribing to cable television increases, proportionately more advertising revenues will be reallocated from broadcast to cable television systems.

    FTC would like to reimburse an FTC employee for the installation and monthly service charges associated with cable television installed in the employee's home because the cable service was for FTC's exclusive use in monitoring advertising on cable television. FTC may pay for the cable television charges in this case because the cable service was primarily for the benefit of the government. Title: Cable Television: A Guide to the Technology Author: C. Pilnick Subject: Describes the present state of cable technology, technical approaches to meeting the new FCC requirements for major market cable systems, and the technology for new cable services.

    broadcasting methods by Cable Television Broadcasting Law Enforcement Regulations Digital broadcasting Head-end Input Signals BS/CS-IF, RF A/V/D ENC Multiplex (PSI changed) Transmission line QAM Modulation SI/EPG etc. (PSI changed) 9. A huge television-regulation edifice relies on maintaining a nationwide system of free over-the-air television and local news content. The costs to society are tremendous. The opportunity costs for the radio spectrum used nationwide for broadcasting — which could be used for wireless data networks or media distribution — is tens of billions.


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The name of your LFA is printed on your cable bill and in your local telephone book. Contact your cable company about rates for tiers of service other than the basic service tier and for any pay-per-channel programming and pay-per-program services.

These rates are not subject to regulation. In this book, Robert Crandall and Harold Furchtgott-Roth examine the case of reregulating cable television and find that viewers gained far more than they lost during the brief deregulatory era because cable services expanded so rapidly in the deregulated by: The report also presented testimony from a television executive who cited the motion picture industry’s history of successful self-regulation to ward off government censorship.

The Senate report—excerpts of which are included below—also presented the preamble to the. Gregory S. Crawford, in Handbook of Media Economics, Pay TV Distribution.

In the US, pay television arose in the form of “ cable television.” 14 Cable TV began in the s to transmit broadcast signals to areas that could not receive them due to interference from natural features of the local terrain (e.g., mountains). Cable systems needed access to public infrastructure.

The Cable Communications Policy Act of (codified at 47 U.S.C. 5, subch. V–A) was an act of Congress passed on Octo to promote competition and deregulate the cable television industry. The act established a national policy for the regulation of cable television communications by federal, state, and local amended: Communications Act of THE CABLE TELEVISION NETWORKS (REGULATION) ACT, CHAPTER I.

PRELIMINARY. Short title, extent and commencement 2. Definitions CHAPTER II. REGULATION OF CABLE TELEVISION NETWORK. Cable television network not to be operated except after registration 4. Registration as cable operator 4A.

Transmission of. Charter argued that AT&T’s TV Now streaming service is a competitor to cable, and it should be allowed to raise prices. The Federal Communications Commission, surprisingly, agreed. Signal Scrambling: Cable television companies typically encrypt or scramble the signal of channels that the subscriber has not purchased so only people who pay for the service will receive and view it.

Small System: A small system is defined by Federal Regulations as "a cable television system that ser or fewer subscribers. The. Not long after the first film "talkies" gave artists the power to show audiences audiovisual recordings of real, flesh-and-blood human behavior, television began to broadcast these kinds of recordings on publicly-owned airwaves.

Naturally, the U.S. government has had a great deal to say about what the content of these recordings ought to be. The IEE Wiring Regulations Explained and Illustrated, Second Edition discusses the recommendations of the IEE Regulations for the Electrical Equipment of Buildings for the safe selection or erection of wiring installations.

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Subjects: Cable television -- Law and legislation -- United States. Television -- Law and legislation -- United States. Cable television -- Law and legislation. View all subjects; More like this. Standards of Quality of Service (Digital Addressable Cable TV Systems) Regulations, (12 of ) 14/05/ Broadcasting and Cable Services: Main Regulation Download ( KB) Share Facebook: View All.

The Standards of Quality of Service (Broadcasting and Cable Services) (Cable Television - Non-CAS Areas) Regulations, 4 The Rise of Cable Television.

When television broadcasting got its start in the United States in the s, the broadcast networks sent the electromagnetic signals that carried TV programs exclusively over the airwaves.

They built tall towers that broadcast audio (sound) and video (picture) signals through the air to surrounding areas. Since January ofspecific tests have been mandated by the FCC to maintain minimum quality levels. This practical, easy-to-read handbook helps cable television technicians and engineers keep up with system growth and technology advances by explaining how cable operators should make the tests required to comply with the new FCC regulations, and by providing a Reviews: 2.

‘Radio, cable television, the book publishing world all enlarge the profile of the franchise player.’ ‘Clearly things were getting a little bit confused, and with satellite and cable television on the horizon something had to be done.’ ‘Do kids with cable television not draw televisions as a box with a ‘V’ antennae on top?’.

Media Doctrines. The FCC has also established rules for broadcasts concerning political campaigns: The equal time rule, which states that broadcasters must provide equal broadcast time to all candidates for a particular office.; The right of rebuttal, which requires broadcasters to provide an opportunity for candidates to respond to criticisms made against them.

Regulation of Cable TV Rates Most rates charged by cable television companies are not regulated by the FCC. Your state-approved local franchising authority (LFA) – usually a city, county, or other governmental organization – may The name of your LFA is printed on your cable bill and in your local telephone book.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mitchell, Michael R. State regulation of cable television. Santa Monica, Calif., Rand, (OCoLC) The Commission is the local franchising authority that grants, renews, and revokes certificates of public good for cable television systems in Vermont.

Federal law limits state and local regulation of cable companies, including, among other things, over rates and programming. The Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of (also known as the Cable Act) is a United States federal law which required cable television systems to carry most local broadcast television channels and prohibited cable operators from charging local broadcasters to carry their signal.

In adopting the Cable Act, Congress stated that it wanted to promote the. CABLESPEECH vii, (); Goldberg, Ross & Spector, Cable Television, Government Regulation, and the'First Amendment, 3 COMM/ENT L.J. () and Lee, Cable Franchising and the First Amendment, 36 VAND.

L. REv. () (criticizing municipal regulation of cable franchises). The big losers would be cable giants like Time Warner Inc.

and Tele-Communications Inc. of Denver, which owns interests in the Discovery Channel, Black Entertainment Television, Turner.The cable television industry provides an interesting case study of regulation for several reasons.

First, like trucking or intrastate natural gas, the cable television industry developed as a substitute for a regulated service. Television broadcasting.