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Monthly Archives: August 2010

Missouri Video Franchise Law Discriminates against PEG, Groups Say

Matt Squire, Telecommunications Reports International: The state’s 2007 Video Services Providers Act does little to protect consumer access to public, educational, and governmental (PEG) television channels and even less to address consumer complaints and should be rescinded, according to the American Community Television (ACT) and the Missouri Municipal League. “We call on the Missouri state legislature to amend [...]
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Missouri Legislators Should Repeal the State’s 2007 Video Franchise Law

Communications Daily: Missouri legislators should repeal the state’s 2007 video franchise law, which has failed to produce the intended competition and lower prices, said American Community Television and the Missouri Municipal League in comments to the Public Service Commission. “What they should do is realize it hasn’t worked and repeal it,” said ACT Executive Director [...]
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PEG Channels Singled Out for Discriminatory Treatment in Missouri

American Community Television (ACT) and the Missouri Municipal League filed comments with the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) in its “Report to the General Assembly” regarding developments resulting from the implementation of the 2007 Video Services Providers Act. In their comments, two areas were highlighted, the treatment of Public, Educational and Government (PEG) access television [...]
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