Public, Education and Government Access Television may be more important now than ever! Billerica Access Television, Inc. (BATV) and every access corporation nationwide provide communities the opportunity to have their voices heard in the sea of national, now global, media. What happens in each community affects each of us everyday and the right to speak out on any issue, big or small, is the first and most important Right we have.
The FCC is proposing to redefine what a franchise fee is and it may radically reduce the level of monetary support available to run Public, Education and Government access channels nationwide. BATV and its Board of Directors not only oppose the FCC’s current proposal, but also its 2002 decision that declared revenues from cable modem service not be used in computing franchise fees. The BATV Board of Directors unanimously approved a statement that supports overturning the FCC’s 2002 rulemaking and amending the Cable Communications Policy Act.
The entire BATV Board of Director statement can be viewed HERE.
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Incorporated in 1987, Billerica Access Television, Inc. (BATV) is Billerica’s designated private non-profit, non-commercial public, educational, and governmental access television corporation...
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Billerica Access Television, Inc.
390 Boston Road
Billerica, MA 01821