Friday, November 04, 2005

FCC Pre-empts Video Franchising

Via Red Herring.

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is seeking to short-circuit the drawn-out process that phone companies must go through when they seek individual agreements from local municipalities before they can offer cable TV services.

Late Thursday, the commission asked for public comment on rules it plans to propose next year to stop local municipalities from unreasonably refusing to grant competitive franchises to new entrants.


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