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June 8, 2000
Acting on a matter that has attracted national attention, a City Council committee voted Wednesday to require any cable company that wants its franchise renewed to open its high-speed cable lines to firms providing Internet services. That approach is hotly opposed by many cable companies, who see it as an unnecessary and burdensome government regulation that ultimately will hurt consumers.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 8, 2000
Acting on a matter that has attracted national attention, a City Council committee voted Wednesday to require any cable company that wants its franchise renewed to open its high-speed cable lines to firms providing Internet services. That approach is hotly opposed by many cable companies, who see it as an unnecessary and burdensome government regulation that ultimately will hurt consumers.
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October 22, 2003 | Patrick McGreevy, Times Staff Writer
Amid concern that one Los Angeles agency has proposed nearly tripling its travel spending, despite the city's budget problems, City Controller Laura Chick said Tuesday that she would review how much taxpayer money is being spent by all departments on trips out of town.
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October 7, 1989 | ASHLEY DUNN, Times Staff Writer
After years of customer complaints about substandard picture quality and poor customer service, Century Southwest Cable Television Co.--the second largest cable company in the city--is facing the possibility of having its franchise revoked. The Los Angeles Telecommunications Commission, which regulates the city's 14 cable franchises, called Friday for a public hearing Dec. 5 so residents can air their complaints about Century's service.
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December 22, 2003 | Patrick McGreevy, Times Staff Writer
With the renewal of cable television franchises in Los Angeles more than a year overdue, the City Council has taken steps to increase its power over the lucrative contracts and reduce the authority of the commission appointed to oversee the process. As a result, the former president of the citizens panel has resigned, charging that the council actions will "emasculate" the Information Technology Commission and politicize the contract process.
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