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Exclusive MDU Contracts for Video Programming Services

The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the need to regulate contracts containing clauses granting one MVPD exclusive access for the provision of video services to MDUs and other real estate developments.

Exclusive Service Contracts / Bulk Billing / Marketing Agreements

This includes a brief description of Exclusive Service Contracts, Bulk Billing and Exclusive Marketing Agreements, along with a description of the history of past and present activity at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to influence these issues.  At the end there is a listing of attachments pertinent to these issues which provide detailed analysis of substantive and legal materials submitted by IMCC to the FCC.

Exclusive Service Contracts: Comments of the IMCC in the Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking 2008

This lengthy article is the IMCC's submission to the FCC in the Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking pertaining to Exclusive Service Contracts For Provision Of Video Services In Multiple Dwelling Units And Other Real Estate Developments from February 2008.

Exclusive Service Contracts - Flyer Explaining FCC Ruling May 2009

Flyer explaining May 26, 2009 decision for the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) v.
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in regard to Exclusive Service Contracts.

Exclusive Service Contracts Continue March 1, 2010 for PCOs

On March 1, 2010 the FCC sided with our industry. The Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking's decision regarding whether PCOs should be allowed to continue to use exclusive contracts, marketing agreements and bulk pricing agreements. 

Finding FCC Regulations

Instruction on how to search for Rules & Regulations on the FCC site.

Federal Court Ruling May 26, 2009 - Support FCC in Prohibiting Exclusives for Cable Companies

Court decision decided May 26, 2009 regarding the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) v. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in regard to Exclusive Service Contracts.  FCC acted within its authority.

HDTV

Information discussing the migration to digital television, including high definition programming.

IMCC Rebuttal on FCC Proposed Rulemaking on Exclusive Contracts February 2008

This article is the IMCC's official response to the FCC's proposed rulemaking on Exclusive Contracts in MDUs, February 2008.

Inside Wiring - Information and Resources

Key information for Inside Wiring and Home Run Wiring Disposition, both building-by-building and unit-by-unit.