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

Examines the substantive, procedural, and strategic aspects of the law affecting cable television and other video technologies. This publication has a new author, W. Kenneth Ferree, and is being completely rewritten over the next three releases to bring it up to date and more relevant to practitioners.

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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.

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 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