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OH: Cable association flips sides at SB 117 hearing

Posted on June 1, 2007 - 6:34am.

from: Callahan's Cleveland Diary

Cable association shows porn at SB 117 hearing

The “news” at the second House Public Utilities Committee hearing on Senate Bill 117 was the cable industry’s outright endorsement of the bill.

( categories: OHIO | State Franchises | Time Warner )

Mapping a Public Interest Future

Posted on May 17, 2007 - 5:45pm.

This week word came that the Grand Rapids Media Center (GRMC) is being forced to reduce operating hours, a casualty of the Michigan State Video Franchise passed last year.

OH: Fairfield against change in cable deals

Posted on April 9, 2007 - 9:42pm.

from: Journal News

Fairfield against change in cable deals

By Michael D. Pitman

Staff Writer

Monday, April 09, 2007

FAIRFIELD — While city officials are still trying to get a franchise agreement with Time Warner Cable, an Ohio Senate bill introduced last month may nix it — along with all other cable franchise agreements in the state.

( categories: AT&T | OHIO | State Franchises | Time Warner )

MO: Franchise bill's appeal fades for cable providers

Posted on February 23, 2007 - 10:40am.

from: Kansas City Business Journal

Franchise bill's appeal fades for cable providers in Missouri

February 22, 2007
by Jason Shaad

A Missouri bill lauded for increasing competition in the state's cable market has lost a bit of its luster for cable companies.

On Tuesday, the Senate approved a bill to streamline the process for letting new service providers enter the television market in Missouri. The bill would allow both telephone and cable companies to secure statewide franchise agreements rather than negotiate individual franchise agreements with local governments, which is the current requirement for offering service.

Time Warner Cable unit going public

Posted on February 13, 2007 - 11:35pm.

from: Buffalo Business First

Time Warner Cable unit going public

Business First of Buffalo - February 13,

The cable franchise holder for the Buffalo area and nearly all of upstate New York will become a publicly traded entity.

Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) and Time Warner Cable Inc. said Tuesday that Time Warner Cable has become a public company as a result of Adelphia Communications Corp.'s Chapter 11 exit plan receiving court approval. Time Warner Cable bought Adelphia's franchise rights for Western New York and many other markets last year.

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Time Warner Ends ‘Unscalable’ Trial

Posted on February 6, 2007 - 8:49am.

from: MultiChannel News

Time Warner Ends ‘Unscalable’ Trial

By Tom Steinert-Threlkeld 2/2/2007

Let’s say you could watch 75 channels of cable television on your PC. Would you? No. At least 99% of the time.

Time Warner Cable said Thursday that fewer than 1% of the 9,000 customers to which it had been providing basic television service to their PCs actually watched any TV that way on any given day.

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NC: Fiberoptics causes upset

Posted on January 20, 2007 - 5:04pm.

Note: Telcos and Cable Companies are also fighting municipal efforts at offering local residents additional competition for data/phone/cable services.

from: Wilson Daily News

Fiberoptics causes upset

By Matthew Shaw Daily Times Staff Writer

Wilson officials clashed Thursday night with a Time Warner Cable representative over the city's plans for a fiberoptic network.

( categories: NORTH CAROLINA | Time Warner )

Telco/Cable TV lobbying Blitz Costing Nearly $1 Mil Per Week

Posted on May 5, 2006 - 7:44am.

from: Digital Destiny

Telco/Cable TV lobbying Blitz Costing Nearly $1 Mil Per Week in DC Market/ Big Bucks Spent to Pave Way for Broadband Monopolies

Everyone has seen the TV ads from both the phone and cable lobby urging Congress to support their plans to control the future of the broadband Internet in the U.S. Companies such as Qwest, Comcast, Time Warner, and AT&T want to be broadband barons—with all other content providers and users reduced to serving as merely consuming digital surfs.

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