Telecommunications Regulation: Cable, Broadcasting, Satellite, and the Internet

Examines the substantive, procedural, and strategic aspectsof the law affecting cable television and other videotechnologies.
Publisher: Matthew Bender
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Telecommunications Regulation: Cable, Broadcasting, Satellite, and the Internet, with its special emphasis on the Telecommunications Act of 1996, is the most comprehensive treatise available on local, state, and federal regulation of these emerging modes of telecommunications. Formerly known as Cable Television Law, the treatise features detailed discussions of the topics at the heart of the tension between telephone, data, and video regulation. With its coverage of the latest developments, established law, and historical background, Telecommunications Regulation: Cable, Broadcasting, Satellite, and the Internet is a complete reference resource for both in-house and outside counsel to television, telephone, cable, satellite, broadcasting, computer and online companies.

First published in 1983.
2 Volumes; Looseleaf; updated with revisions semiannually.
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Table of Contents

Volume 1


PART I: Broadcasting

CHAPTER 1: ORIGINS OF CABLE REGULATION IN BROADCAST REGULATION

CHAPTER 2: PRACTICAL GUIDE AND SUMMARY OF POLITICAL BROADCAST REGULATION

CHAPTERS 3-4 [Reserved]


PART II: Cable


CHAPTER 5: DEVELOPMENT OF CABLE TELEVISION

CHAPTER 6: FCC JURISDICTION OVER CABLE TELEVISION

CHAPTER 7: FCC AND COPYRIGHT REGULATION OF BROADCAST SIGNAL CARRIAGE BY CABLE TELEVISION SYSTEMS

CHAPTER 7A: LICENSING MUSIC FOR CABLE, DBS, AND THE INTERNET

CHAPTER 8: FEDERAL REGULATION OF THE CONTENT OF PROGRAMMING ORIGINATED BY CABLE SYSTEMS

CHAPTER 9: FCC CABLE OWNERSHIP RESTRICTIONS

CHAPTER 10: FCC EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY RULES AND MINORITY OWNERSHIP POLICIES APPLICABLE TO CABLE SYSTEMS

CHAPTER 11: USE OF AERONAUTICAL RADIO FREQUENCIES

CHAPTER 12: TRANSFER OF CABLE TELEVISION SYSTEMS

CHAPTER 13: STATE AND MUNICIPAL (OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT) FRANCHISING OF CABLE TELEVISION

CHAPTER 13A: REGULATION OF RATES

CHAPTER 14: REGULATION OF CABLE'S TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES


Volume 2


CHAPTER 14A: INTERNET TELEPHONY

CHAPTER 15: PUBLIC ACCESS TO CABLE SYSTEMS

CHAPTER 15A: LEASED COMMERCIAL ACCESS TO CABLE SYSTEMS

CHAPTER 16: CABLE SYSTEMS--UTILITY COMPANY NEGOTIATIONS FOR POLE ATTACHMENTS

CHAPTER 16A: COMPATIBILITY BETWEEN CABLE SYSTEMS AND CONSUMER ELECTRONICS EQUIPMENT

CHAPTER 17A: PRIVACY ISSUES IN CABLE AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS

CHAPTER 17B: CABLE PROGRAMMING NETWORKS



PART III: The Internet

CHAPTER 17C: INTERNET ISSUES OF CONCERN TO CABLE OPERATORS

CHAPTER 17D: WIRELESS INTERNET BROADBAND SERVICE



PART IV: Satellite and Other Technologies

CHAPTER 18: SUBSCRIPTION TELEVISION ("STV")

CHAPTER 19: BROADBAND RADIO SERVICE ("BRS")

CHAPTER 20: DIRECT BROADCAST SATELLITES ("DBS")

CHAPTER 21: SATELLITE MASTER ANTENNA TELEVISION (SMATV)

CHAPTER 22: CABLE ACCESS TO MULTI-UNIT BUILDINGS AND PRIVATE DEVELOPMENTS

CHAPTER 23: LOW POWER TELEVISION ("LPTV")

CHAPTER 23A: HOME VIDEO SYSTEMS: VIDEO-CASSETTES AND VIDEO-DISCS

CHAPTER 23B: HIGH DEFINITION TELEVISION ("HDTV")



PART V: Legal Issues Common to Telecommunications Technologies

CHAPTER 24: ANTITRUST ISSUES IN CABLE TV AND OTHER VIDEO TECHNOLOGIES

CHAPTER 24A: COMPETITIVE PROGRAMMING ACCESS ISSUES UNDER 1992 CABLE ACT

CHAPTER 25: FEDERAL REGULATION OF SATELLITE AND TERRESTRIAL VIDEO DELIVERY SERVICES

CHAPTER 26: CABLE AND OTHER PAY VIDEO THEFT OF SERVICE

CHAPTER 29: TAX ISSUES

CHAPTER 29A: TELEMARKETING REGULATION BY THE FCC AND FTC

INDEX