CATV Franchising in New Jersey
For more than a decade, while Congress and the FCC were debating the big issues of national communications policy with broadcasters and cable television executives, thousands of municipalities quietly made decisions that may decide much of the future of broadband communications. With scant public notice, local officials bestowed lucrative, long-term franchises which set forth terms and conditions for the development of CATV for decades to come.
Leone, Richard C.
"CATV Franchising in New Jersey,"
Yale Review of Law and Social Action: Vol. 2
, Article 8.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.law.yale.edu/yrlsa/vol2/iss3/8