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State regulation of cable television

Michael R. Mitchell

State regulation of cable television

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Michael R. Mitchell.
      LC ClassificationsAS36 .R3 R-783, KF2844 .R3 R-783
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 65 p.
      Number of Pages65
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5337899M
      LC Control Number72191339

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State regulation of cable television by Michael R. Mitchell Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 regulate the rate your provider can charge for "basic" cable service, but only when your provider is not faced with effective competition from another cable service provider.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mitchell, Michael R. State regulation of cable television. Santa Monica, Calif., Rand, (OCoLC) Federal preemption of state regulation in cable television.

Cambridge, Mass.: State regulation of cable television book University, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Philip R Hochberg; Konrad K Kalba; Harvard University. Program on Information Resources Policy. 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 regulate the rate your provider can charge for "basic" cable service, but only when your provider is not.

InCongress simultaneously eliminated state-local regulation of cable television rates and banned telephone companies from offering cable service in their own franchise areas. A New Guide to Federal Cable Television Regulations [Steven R.

Rivkin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Steven Rivkin's widely read State regulation of cable television book Television: A Guide to Federal Regulations was written in and was originally published by the Rand Corporation.

It appeared soon after the Federal Communications Commission (following five years' deliberation) State regulation of cable television book issued its Cited by: 1.

Cable Television. Testimony on Rules and State regulation of cable television book Concerning Cable Television Service In testimony delivered Jthe New York State Department of State Division of Consumer Protection demonstrates that certain proposed changes to rules and regulations governing cable television service would not serve consumer interests and should be rejected by the New York State Public Service.

Representatives of the Federal Communications Commission spoke in a workshop for the new cable television regulations recently introduced by the FCC. The staffers discussed the page document. A Study of Administrative Preemption: State Regulation Of Cable Television Mark I.

Wallach* The doctrine of preemption developed in response to the conflicts produced by concurrent state State regulation of cable television book federal assertions of regulatory jurisdiction. Traditional preemption analysis has emphasized an. FEDERAL AND STATE REGULATION OF CABLE TELEVISION: AN ANALYSIS OF THE NEW FCC RULES* Cable television, or CATV,1 was initially designed to provide television reception in isolated communities beyond the range of con-ventional television signals.

Byhowever, it. The Investigative Unit processes all complaints regarding cable service received by mail, email, or the customer State regulation of cable television book ‘hotline’ (), fulfilling the Board’s role as the designated complaint officer for the majority of the State’s cable television franchises.

Herbst, Adrian E.; Matz, Gary R.; and Gibbs, John F. () "A Review of Federal, State and Local Regulation of State regulation of cable television book Television in the United States,"William Mitchell Law Review: Vol.

Iss. 3, Article 1. A Review of Federal, State and Local Regulation of Cable Televisi Published by Mitchell Hamline Open Access,   Virginia requires cable companies to negotiate franchise terms with municipalities, but provides that a standardized default franchise be awarded if no agreement is reached within 45 days.

State regulation of the industry has become more common in recent years. Ohio shifted from local to state regulation in Although Congress passed a law in that would allow cable TV operators and the state Department of Public Utility Control (the cable TV franchising authority in Connecticut) to prohibit or restrict indecent or obscene programs on public access channels, the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) regulations implementing that law have.

Cable television first became available in the United States inwith subscription services following in Data by SNL Kagan shows that as of about % of all American homes subscribe to basic cable television services.

[needs update] Most cable viewers in the U.S. reside in the suburbs and tend to be middle class; cable television is less common in low income, urban, and rural. Jurisdiction in cable television. Currently, cable television is regulated at the federal and local levels.

Municipalities are in charge of cable franchising and the remaining limited forms of price regulation. Some states have assigned jurisdiction over cable television to a state Cable Commission or to the existing Public Service Commission. For the purposes of this subsection, a franchise, except for a cable television franchise, is a master permit.

A master permit does not include cable television franchises. (4) "Personal wireless services" means commercial mobile services, unlicensed wireless services, and common carrier wireless exchange access services, as defined by federal.

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 Regulating Television Michael O'Malley, Associate Professor of History and Art History, George Mason University Introduction.

Television was invented in the late s, but didn't become popular until the s. Inabout one million sets were in use: by the. Outline of the cable television problems of two states, Connecticut and Nevada, and a review of a current debate in New York about the appropriate role of the state in relation to cable regulation.

This report summarizes the cable television regulation experiences of these three states and brings out several important considerations in regard. changed the way cable television companies and other video service providers receive authority to do business in the state. (Changes under the new law do not affect satellite TV service providers.) Changes in Regulation To do business in Indiana, a cable TV company or video service provider needs a legal document known as a.

View a sample of this title using the ReadNow feature. Telecommunications Regulation: Cable, Broadcasting, Satellite, and the Internet, with its special emphasis on the Telecommunications Act ofis the most comprehensive treatise available on local, state, and federal regulation of these emerging modes of ly known as Cable Television Law, the treatise.

State of the Cable Industry. Tom Wheeler spoke about the cable television industry and the challenges posed by local regulation of cable operators. Dissertation: Municipal Officials' Attitudes toward Cable Television Regulation: A National Study.

()Education Administration and Supervision, Northwestern State University. () B.J., Manship School of Journalism, Louisiana State University.

() Background. Changes in Regulation. Cable TV companies and video service providers need “franchise” authority before they can offer TV service in Indiana. BeforeIndiana cable companies negotiated franchise agreements with local governments (including cities, towns and counties).

Since its creation by the Communications Act inthe FCC has been “charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable (Federal Communications Commission).” Part of the New Deal—President Franklin D.

Roosevelt’s Great Depression–era suite of federal programs and agencies—the commission worked to establish “a. In order to determine the appropriate role for the State of New York in relation to cable television, a comprehensive report was prepared for the state Public Service Commission by one of its members.

In addition to background detail on the technology and potential of cable television, the report investigates current cable systems and current regulatory structures at the federal, state, and Author: William K.

Jones. Cable television regulation is in the hands of city governments exclusively; the U.S. Congress has adopted no cable television laws. False A group of citizens in the State of Zipzap gets enough valid signatures on a petition to put a referendum on the ballot that would require the state legislature to adopt a state holiday on Charles Dickens.

County Executive Cable Television FCC Rate Order Janu Comcast Rate Filing April 3, County Executive Cable Television FCC Rate Order Ma County Executive Cable Television FCC Rate Order Decem Comcast Rate Filing April 1, County Executive Cable Television FCC Rate Order June 3.

The Television Consumer Freedom Act (Television Act) is the latest bill attempting to regulate the cable industry—it was introduced by Senator McCain and later supported by Senator Richard Blumenthal.

49 If passed into law, this bill would have the effect of providing significant incentives for cable distributors to offer channels on an a la.

The Franchising Authority has the legal authority to administer and shall enforce against any non-municipally owned cable television system operator, as permitted therein, the provisions of P Subpart N of the Rules and Regulations of the Federal Communications Commission, concerning Cable Rate Regulation, 47 Code of Federal Regulations.

and state-local regulation of cable television."4 The resulting regula-tions will have a significant impact upon the future of cable television and should be analyzed as to their consistency with the national goals for broadcasting.

This comment will briefly treat the development of FCC regula. Cable TV Regulation With the passage of the "Competitive Cable and Video Services Act" ofcodified at Title 7, Chap- cable providers now have the option of obtaining either a statewide cable franchise or a local cable franchise from a county or municipality.

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 broadcastingCited by: The state began comprehensive regulation in ,2 during a period of considerable interest in cable. 3 In the early 's, corn- such means are owned or leased to persons who subscribe to such : W.

Donaldson. Cable Television Regulation; Cable Television Regulation. How To Resolve A Problem. Due to changes in state law, the City of Milwaukee no longer regulates cable television or video services programming services.

Customers who are having problems with their services should contact one of the following. Without careful regulation and control, cable television will become merely an alter- native entertainment medium and primarily a source of profit for cable operators.

See notes. The Supreme Court Database is the definitive source for researchers, students, journalists, and citizens interested in the U.S. Supreme Court. The Database contains over two hundred pieces of information about each case decided by the Court between the and terms.

Examples include the identity of the court whose decision the Supreme Court reviewed, the parties to the suit, the legal. The appropriate scope of regulation in the cable television industry Richard A. Posner Professor of Law University of Chicago The development of cable television has been subjected to a compre-hensive and complex array offederal, state, and local regulations; and many new proposals for regulation are being discussed.

This paper. implementation of Maldives Cable Television Services; and for the industrious delivery of the services to subscribers in a competitive and a fair environment, and for all that is to be done for the development of such Services.

b) This Regulation may be cited as the “Cable Television Services Regulation”. This regulation is made under. Title: State Regulation of Cable Pdf Author: Michael R. Mitchell Subject: Outline of the cable television problems of two states, Connecticut and Nevada, and a review of a current debate in New York about the appropriate role of the state in relation to cable regulation.cable television regulation This is not to suggest, however, that common carrier regulation of IBN would avoid policy decisions, but rather that the initial regulatory classification is very significant.

Due to IBN s' limited development, the definitional task is difficult. DespiteAuthor: Michael Botein. The Cable Television Ebook (Regulation) Amendment Act, introduced what is popularly known as the Conditional Access System (CAS).

The amendment inserted section 4A in the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act, providing for ‘Transmission of programmes through addressable system’.