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states regulate cable a legislative analysis of substantive provisions by Philip R Hochberg

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Published by Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


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

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StatementPhilip R. Hochberg
ContributionsHarvard University. Program on Information Resources Policy
The Physical Object
Pagination135 p. ;
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14478874M

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The states regulate cable: a legislative analysis of substantive provisions. [Philip R Hochberg; Konrad K Kalba; Harvard University. Program on Information Resources Policy.]. 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. Cable Exceptionalism It is not clear if the FCC has the authority to regulate cable television. The FCC is entitled to regulate those who broadcast over the airwaves because the people (not the broadcasters) own the airwaves. Local franchising authorities regulate certain aspects of the cable television industry. They're municipal, county, or government organizations that operate at a local or state level. The name of the franchising authority may be on the front or back of your cable bill.

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