Cable Television and the Consumer Protection Act of 1992

Witnesses testified on the effects of the Cable Television and Consumer Protection Act of 1992 on the television marketplace and consumers… read more

Witnesses testified on the effects of the Cable Television and Consumer Protection Act of 1992 on the television marketplace and consumers twenty years after its passage. The Cable Television and Consumer Protection Act of 1992 was enacted to promote program diversity, promote market competition, and protect local broadcasts from being marginalized. The hearing was focused on investigating why, even with the law, cable subscriptions continue to increase and cable companies are reporting record 30-40% profit margins. Committee members floated ideas for legislation that may increase cable companies' transparency. close

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Cable Television and the Consumer Protection Act of 1992

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Program ID:
307216-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 24, 2012
Last Aired:
Jul 30, 2012

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  • Jul 24, 2012 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jul 24, 2012 | 2:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Jul 25, 2012 | 3:30am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jul 25, 2012 | 4:11am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 30, 2012 | 4:17am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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