ERIC Number: ED136810
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Regulatory Developments in Cable Television.
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC.
This report summarizes major rule making actions since 1972, current rules and regulations, and guidelines for citizen participation in FCC (Federal Communications Commission) processes related to cable television regulation. A large portion of the report pertains to current rules and regulations in the areas of certificate of compliance, franchising standards, definition of cable television system, signal carriage, program exclusivity, pay cable, regulation of nonbroadcast channels, cable system ownership, technical performance requirements, pole attachment, microwave auxiliary facilities, and equal employment opportunity in cable television systems. Also described are procedures for public participation in regulatory processes via applications for certificates of compliance, petitions for waiver of the rules of other special relief, and orders to show cause. (Author/SC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC.