Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2013


Event Info

  • Date:

    1.28.2013 - 1.29.2013

  • Time:

    9:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

  • Location:



Howard Symons and Tara Corvo will co-chair this renowned program presented by the Practising Law Institute (PLI). Participants will hear cutting-edge analysis of federal initiatives and FCC regulations, examine current case law, hear the latest technology forecasts, and market trends. Join the country’s leading outside and in-house counsel representing cable operators, cable programmers, municipalities, and online service providers - and the regulators themselves - to gain an understanding of what has transpired in broadband and cable law over the past year, and of where we might be heading. Cynthia Larose of Mintz Levin will speak during the Privacy session. This program will be live in New York and also available via webcast.

What You Will Learn:

  • Does the convergence of voice, video, and data made possible by IP technology warrant a new blueprint for communications regulation?
  • Does it still make sense to divide the Act into separate “silos” for broadcast, voice and cable services
  • Will the FCC’s net neutrality order survive appeal?
  • Understanding cable’s role in wireless: current FCC wireless proceedings, unlicensed spectrum, and WiFi technology and franchise or local authorization requirements
  • What are the copyright implications of streaming video for online distribution of programming?
  • What is the significance of the ivi and Aereo decisions?
  • What are the latest regulatory developments affecting cable’s voice business?
  • Does the migration of set-top box functions to the cloud affect the risk of data breaches?
  • Will the AllVid proposal promote video competition or just impose additional costs on consumers?
  • Is the FCC implementing the CVAA in accordance with Congressional intent?

Event Details