FCC September 2018 meeting

Community media operations in Connecticut do not receive what such operations receive in other states. CT community media also is not as threatened by possible regulatory changes as it is in other states. The state has been the Local Franchising Authority since before the 2007 act that introduced “competitive video service.”  Since the state is […]

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A Congresswoman gets it

Received recently in response to an appeal for help on the matter of the FCC Proposed Rulemaking (DOC-353963A1): Dear Ms. Huizenga: Thank you for contacting me with your concerns about the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proposed rule change for franchise fees. I agree with you and welcome the opportunity to respond. As you may know, […]

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New Faces of 2019

If you want to watch out for your own interests, you have to know with whom you have to deal.  Here are some new names in government agencies that deal with cable and community access TV, as well as broadband internet and Net Neutrality, starting from the top. Federal Communications Commission Geoffrey Starks was appointed […]

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