Press Releases – TCA
An almost seven-year legal battle over the state’s law specifying how video franchises are issued came to an end Monday with a U.S. Supreme Court ruling and a final ruling issued by U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel agreeing with the Texas Cable Association (TCA) that the state law is unconstitutional because it violates the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
The Texas Cable Association (TCA) issued the following statement in connection with the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling Friday that reverses a federal district court’s dismissal of TCA’s lawsuit over Senate Bill 5, the state’s law specifying how video franchises are issued.
The Texas Cable Association (TCA) received the “All Star Partner Award” from Women in Cable and Telecommunications (WICT) Greater Texas at the organization’s recent fourth annual Lone Star Awards celebration at the Westin Stonebriar in Frisco, Texas.
The Texas Cable Association (TCA) issued the following statement in connection with the signing into law by Gov. Rick Perry of Senate Bill 1087, which provides a more level playing field for video service providers by erasing some competitive advantages provided by prior legislation for new entrants to the video market. The law goes into effect Sept. 1.