ERIC Number: ED112855
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Feb-15
Reference Count: N/A
Public Use of Public Channels: Opportunities in Cable Telecommunications. First Report to the General Assembly.
Connecticut State Commission on the Educational and Informational Uses of Cable Telecommunications, Hartford.
For the benefit of the Connecticut General Assembly, a first report is submitted on the importance, development and future uses of cable telecommunications for educational and informational purposes. Current status of cable television in the state's 169 towns is described, along with names of licensees and progress in construction; membership on local advisory councils as required by the State Public Utilities Commission also is listed. Developments and possibilities in public information, schools, libraries, the government channel, higher education, health and social sciences, and interstate cooperation are summarized. Recommendations for telecommunications policy as requested by the Assembly are promised in a further report. (SK)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Cable Television, Coordination, Educational Media, Educational Planning, Educational Television, Information Needs, Information Networks, Information Sources, Media Research, Public Policy, State Legislation, State Licensing Boards, State Programs, Statewide Planning, Telecommunications, Utilities
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Connecticut State Commission on the Educational and Informational Uses of Cable Telecommunications, Hartford.
Identifiers - Location: Connecticut