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Regulatory

MDU Exclusivity

[Editor’s Note:  Bob Primosch is a Partner with the communications law firm Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, Washington, D.C. (rprimosch at wbklaw dot com)] The FCC recently voided all exclusivity clauses in service contracts between cable systems and owners of MDUs (the cable industry has already filed an appeal and asked for a stay of the […]

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Marketing Technology

Quit Battering My Self Esteem!

As the hourglass on my laptop continues to slowly tick away, I am forced to revert to pen and paper to start this article. It seems like I experience at least one time-sink a week, whereby something that should take five minutes lasts five hours. The bad news is that I am not alone in my […]

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Regulatory

Radical Idea to Restructure USF Funding

[12/02/15 – Note: this article was published on August 18th, 2004. The original HTML is not working, so it has been reposted] [Editor’s Note: Many thanks to Mr. David Irwin, Managing Partner, Irwin, Campbell & Tannenwald, PC and Director of the Institute for Communications Law Studies at the Catholic University Law School, for his insight […]

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Regulatory

USF Overview

[12/02/15 – Note: this article was published on August 18th, 2004. The original HTML page no longer appears in a Chrome browser, so it has been reposted here] [Editor’s Note: Many thanks to Mr. David Irwin, Managing Partner, Irwin, Campbell & Tannenwald, PC and Director of the Institute for Communications Law Studies at the Catholic University Law […]

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Interactive Television Local Content Regulatory Technology

TelcoTV’s Terrific Turn-out

It has been awhile since I have heard anyone in the telecom vendor community express positive feelings about the attendance at a conference.  I repeatedly heard from many vendors, however, what a great turn-out for this first annual conference regarding telephone companies that are providing or are planning on providing video services. As with video, the […]