Cable Laws and Regulatory Links

North Carolina Laws

Cable Theft

Cable Franchises

Emergency Telephone Service; 911

Level Playing Field Law

Pole Attachments

Telemarketing

Rights-of-Way

Taxes

Underground Utilities

 

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Court Decisions

BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. v. City of Laurinburg

(NC Court of Appeals - January 2005)

DirecTV and Echostar v. State of North Carolina

(NC Court of Appeals - August 2006)

DirecTV and Echostar v. Tolson

(E.D.N.C. - February 2007)

Madison Cablevision, Inc. v. City of Morganton

(NC Supreme Court - December 1989)

National Cable & Telecommunications Association v. Gulf Power

 

Regulatory Links

North Carolina Secretary of State

(forms, fees, rules, and list of State-issued franchises)
http://www.secretary.state.nc.us/cable/

North Carolina Utilities Commission

www.ncuc.net

Federal Communications Commissions

www.fcc.gov

 

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FCC Regulations and Decisions

FCC Cable Rules

http://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/47/76

Order on Equal Employment Opportunity Rules and Policies

(November 2002)

Cable Modem Declaratory Ruling and NPRM

(March 2002)

Order in Georgia Power Case

(pole attachments - August 2003)

Vonage Order

(VOIP regulatory status - November 2004)

Time Warner Cable Declaratory Ruling

(Digital Phone interconnection rights - March 2007)

Order Preempting N.C. Rural Electrification Authority

 

Federal Law

United States Code - Title 47

47 U.S.C. Sections 521-573

Pole Attachments

47 U.S.C 224

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