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Municipal Benefits

Under FCC Regulations

and the Maine Model Franchise

Community Television Association of Maine

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Municipal Benefits

Under FCC Regulations

and the Maine Model Franchise

1. The Franchise Fee

Community Television Association of Maine

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Municipal Benefits

Under FCC Regulations

and the Maine Model Franchise

1. The Franchise Fee

2. Public, Educational, & Governmental (PEG) Channels

Community Television Association of Maine

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Municipal Benefits

Under FCC Regulations

and the Maine Model Franchise

1. The Franchise Fee

2. Public, Educational, & Governmental (PEG) Channels

3. Capital Grants

Community Television Association of Maine

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Municipal Benefits

Under FCC Regulations

and the Maine Model Franchise

1. The Franchise Fee

2. Public, Educational, & Governmental (PEG) Channels

3. Capital Grants

4. Build Out

Community Television Association of Maine

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Municipal Benefits

Under FCC Regulations

and the Maine Model Franchise

1. The Franchise Fee

2. Public, Educational, & Governmental (PEG) Channels

3. Capital Grants

4. Build Out

5. Municipal I-Nets

Community Television Association of Maine

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Municipal Benefits

Under FCC Regulations

and the Maine Model Franchise

1. The Franchise Fee

Not a Tax – Here is the Case Law:

http://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-5th-circuit/1297394.html

Community Television Association of Maine

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Municipal Benefits

Under FCC Regulations

and the Maine Model Franchise

1. The Franchise Fee

Not a Tax – Here is the Case Law:

http://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-5th-circuit/1297394.html

Request Up to 5% of Gross Revenue, Paid Quarterly

Community Television Association of Maine

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Municipal Benefits

Under FCC Regulations

and the Maine Model Franchise

1. The Franchise Fee

Not a Tax – Here is the Case Law:

http://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-5th-circuit/1297394.html

Request Up to 5% of Gross Revenue, Paid Quarterly

“New Money” vs. Historical Receipts

Community Television Association of Maine

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Municipal Benefits

Under FCC Regulations

and the Maine Model Franchise

2. PEG Channels – First Steps

Community Television Association of Maine

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Municipal Benefits

Under FCC Regulations

and the Maine Model Franchise

2. PEG Channels – First Steps

Form a Municipal Cable Committee

Community Television Association of Maine

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Municipal Benefits

Under FCC Regulations

and the Maine Model Franchise

2. PEG Channels – First Steps

Form a Municipal Cable Committee

Conduct Surveys & Hold Public Hearing

Community Television Association of Maine

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Municipal Benefits

Under FCC Regulations

and the Maine Model Franchise

2. PEG Channels – First Steps

Form a Municipal Cable Committee

Conduct Surveys & Hold Public Hearing

Create Ascertainment Report and Vision Plan

Community Television Association of Maine

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Municipal Benefits

Under FCC Regulations

and the Maine Model Franchise

2. PEG Channels – First Steps

Form a Municipal Cable Committee

Conduct Surveys & Hold Public Hearing

Create Ascertainment Report and Vision Plan

Specify Video Return Locations

Community Television Association of Maine

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Municipal Benefits

Under FCC Regulations

and the Maine Model Franchise

3. Capital Grants – Created by Ascertainment Report,

Used to Create Vision Plan

Community Television Association of Maine

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Municipal Benefits

Under FCC Regulations

and the Maine Model Franchise

3. Capital Grants – Created by Ascertainment Report,

Used to Create Vision Plan

4. Build Out – Still Negotiable, But Not Much Leverage

Community Television Association of Maine

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Municipal Benefits

Under FCC Regulations

and the Maine Model Franchise

3. Capital Grants – Created by Ascertainment Report,

Used to Create Vision Plan

4. Build Out – Still Negotiable, But Not Much Leverage

Require “Universal Coverage” – If Not Possible, Do a Ride-Out With The Cable Rep and Be Creative

Community Television Association of Maine

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Municipal Benefits

Under FCC Regulations

and the Maine Model Franchise

3. Capital Grants – Created by Ascertainment Report,

Used to Create Vision Plan

4. Build Out – Still Negotiable, But Not Much Leverage

Require “Universal Coverage” – If Not Possible, Do a Ride-Out With The Cable Rep and Be Creative

Specify Cable Drops & Video Return Locations from

Municipal Buildings, Schools and Libraries.

Community Television Association of Maine

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Municipal Benefits

Under FCC Regulations

and the Maine Model Franchise

5. Municipal I-Net’s or Intra-Net

Community Television Association of Maine

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Municipal Benefits

Under FCC Regulations

and the Maine Model Franchise

5. Municipal I-Net’s or Intra-Net

Very Difficult To Negotiate, May incur Maintenance Charges On Existing I-Nets Due To Current

Regulatory Landscape.

Community Television Association of Maine

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General Do’s and Don’t’s

1. Don’t Take The Franchise They Offer

Community Television Association of Maine

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General Do’s and Don’t’s

1. Don’t Take The Franchise They Offer

Start With The Formal Process

Community Television Association of Maine

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General Do’s and Don’t’s

1. Don’t Take The Franchise They Offer

Start With The Formal Process

Create An RFP With Your Terms Using The

Maine Model Franchise

Community Television Association of Maine

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General Do’s and Don’t’s

1. Don’t Take The Franchise They Offer

Start With The Formal Process

Create An RFP With Your Terms Using The

Maine Model Franchise

2. Local Channels Are Valuable !

Community Television Association of Maine

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General Do’s and Don’t’s

3. Don’t Let Them Bluff You

Community Television Association of Maine

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General Do’s and Don’t’s

3. Don’t Let Them Bluff You

The “Pass-Through” Threat

Community Television Association of Maine

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General Do’s and Don’t’s

3. Don’t Let Them Bluff You

The “Pass-Through” Threat

4. Know Your Rights – And What’s at Stake

Community Television Association of Maine

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General Do’s and Don’t’s

3. Don’t Let Them Bluff You

The “Pass-Through” Threat

4. Know Your Rights – And What’s at Stake

5. Other Resources and a Final Word

Community Television Association of Maine

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Thank you !

Community Television Association of Maine

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