ERIC Number: ED071396
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Cable: An Overview.
Cable Television Information Center, Washington, DC.
Cable television communications are an advance in technology which promises profound changes in the way people live and communicate with each other. However, to take advantage of the opportunities that the cable provides requires thoughtful evaluation and careful policy making. This booklet is designed to provide an introduction to the potential of cable communication by examining the way it works as well as the forces that have shaped it and the major issues that surround it. The technical and engineering aspect, the economic and legal considerations, and the future of cable television are covered in summary. (MC)
Descriptors: Broadcast Industry, Cable Television, Commercial Television, Communications, Copyrights, Electronic Equipment, Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Guides, Local Government, State Government, State Legislation, Telecommunications, Video Equipment
Cable Television Information Center, The Urban Institute, 2100 M Street, N. W., Washington, D. C. 20037 ($2.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: John and Mary R. Markle Foundation, New York, NY.; Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Cable Television Information Center, Washington, DC.
Note: See also EM 010 635, EM 010 637-643