by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English
|LC Classifications||KF27 .E555 1989s|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 59 p. :|
|Number of Pages||59|
|LC Control Number||89603528|
Cable television is a system of delivering television programming to consumers via radio frequency (RF) signals transmitted through coaxial cables, or in more recent systems, light pulses through fiber-optic contrasts with broadcast television (also known as terrestrial television), in which the television signal is transmitted over the air by radio waves and received by a. FRANCE. Introduction. The current media ownership rules in France prevent any single entity acquiring excessive influence of the various media, thereby ensuring plurality of voice and diversity of ctions on permitted shareholdings and foreign ownership are also exercised in defence of the cherished "Gallic Cultural Exception" on which France prides itself. Media cross-ownership is the common ownership of multiple media sources by a single person or corporate entity. Media sources can include broadcast and cable television, film, radio, newspaper, magazine, book publishing, music, video games, and various online entities. In October , the U.S. Congress amended the Communications Act of by adopting the Cable Communications Policy Act of The Cable Act established policies in the areas of ownership, channel usage, franchise provisions and renewals, subscriber rates and privacy, obscenity and lockboxes, unauthorized reception of services, equal employment opportunity, and pole attachments.
Several companies also hold ownership interests in cable television service in foreign markets. While large media companies dominate cable ownership at the national level, cable is in reality a local service. Cable operators are awarded a franchise to serve a specific community or geographical area. The local governing board (e.g., city council. This book explains the fundamentals of cable television systems, the equipment they use, what services they can offer, and how cable television fits and compares with other broadcast technologies. Cable television (CATV) is a television distribution system that uses a network of cables to deliver multiple video, data, and audio by: 1. Presently, although the Communications Act gives the FCC discretion to override the Act’s percentage limitations on foreign broadcast ownership, the FCC has only once exercised that discretion. The limitations are quite severe: If the foreign entity has a non-controlling interest in the licensee, then foreign ownership is restricted to 20%. CABLE SYSTEMS - Listing specifics for more than 4, operating U.S. cable systems and MSOs. 2. TELEVISION STATIONS - Covering every television station in the U.S., including station personnel, call letters, network services and coverage contour maps. 3. MEDIA OWNERSHIP - Detailing MSOs, Group Owners and the key players in the industry.