Administrative & Legal
This motion was filed by Comcast at the Public Service Board on February 13, 2017, challenging the Board’s Final Order and CPG on several points. Among them were the company’s contention that the Board had no jurisdictional authority to require it to provide PEG AMOs access to its Interactive Program Guide and providing return signal […]
Vermont’s cable television regulation. The Rules governing PEG Access begin at §8.400.
This is BT’s Certificate of Public Good, expiring September 13, 2016.
This is the narrative background to BT’s CPG, expiring September 13, 2016.
This is Attachment A to BT’s Certificate of Public Good, creating the Cable Advisory Council.
This is Attachment B of BT’s CPG, which outlines Quality & Complaint Standards conditions.
Contract between Community Access Television (CATV8, based in White River Junction, VT) and Vermont Telephone Co. (VTel), signed June 4, 2014, and effective for five (5) years.
This is Charter Communication’s CPG renewed by the PSB on April 3, 2015, set to expire on April 2, 2026.
This is the PSB’s Order, explaining the CPG issued to Charter, in Docket No. 7820.
This is the MOU agreed upon by Charter, the Vermont Access Network and the Department of Public Service in Charter’s CPG renewal Docket No. 7820.
This is Comcast’s filing in Docket No. 8301 that summarizes its positions in the form of a Brief, which includes the company’s recommendations to the Board for its renewed CPG.
This is the Final CPG issued to Comcast by the Vermont Public Service Board on Friday, January 13, 2017. It expires on December 29, 2027. The Board’s Order, which provides detailed explanation of the whys and hows behind the CPG, can be found HERE.
This is the Final Order, issued by the Vermont Public Service Board on February 13, 2017, that accompanies its Certificate of Public Good issued to Comcast, found HERE, which expires on December 29, 2027.
Report from January 30, 2012.
Report from July 30, 2012.
Report from June 28, 2011.
This is Comcast’s Reply Brief filed with the Public Service Board on October 7, 2016 in Docket No. 8301.
This is Comcast Witness Daniel Glanville’s rebuttal testimony of DPS and VAN witnesses’ testimonies. Dated March 22, 2016.
The results of the VOD and Online PEG trials that Comcast conducted in five pilot communities from February 2011 to January 2014 in Peterborough, NH; Medford, OR; Fresno, CA; Philadelphia, PA; Hialeah, FL and Houston, TX.
Comcast filed its Responses on November 18, 2015.
This contract went into effect on May 14, 2015 and will expire May 13, 2020.
This is the Department of Public Service’s filing of its Brief in Docket No. 8301, describing its positions regarding the renewal of Comcast’s CPG.
This CPG was issued by the PSB on June 8, 1984 in Docket No. 4710.
This Telecom Plan was published by the Vermont Public Service Department in the year 2000. PEG Access issues played a prominent role in this report, and sections dealing with PEG Access have been excerpted here. Transition from analog to digital and the Internet were significant future concerns of the Department.
The Vermont Public Service Department published this Telecom Plan in September, 2004. Here are excerpts of that plan that dealt with PEG Access and related issues. It should be noted that “Plans” like these are advisory only, and do not carry the weight of Public Service Board regulation or legislative law, although either of these […]
This survey was conducted by the Vermont Public Service Department in 2012. The results of one question on PEG Access is reported therein.
This partial Telecom Plan, authored by the Vermont Public Service Department (PSD), focused only on Broadband. It does not mention PEG Access in any context. As is the case for all PSD Plans, recommendations contained therein are advisory only, and do not have any force of law.
Here are the testimonies of VAN’s six witnesses, filed with the Public Service Board by Attorney Douglas Marden on January 26, 2016. This version for the website does not include the 600 pages of Exhibits, which may be examined upon request via Info@VermontAccess.net.
This is VAN’s Reply Brief filed with the Public Service Board on October 7, 2016 in Docket No 8301.
These are VAN’s Responses to Comcast’s First Set of Interrogatories and Requests to Produced, filed by Attorney Douglas Marden with the Public Service Board February 29, 2016.
This document contains the supplemental testimonies, filed on May 13, 2016, of five VAN Witnesses: Lauren-Glenn Davitian, Andrew Crawford, Seth Mobley, Robert Chapman and Lisa Byer. The referenced Exhibits are not included with this document, but can be obtained on request from VAN at Info@VermontAccess.net.
This Brief, filed by VAN with the Public Service Board and submitted to Comcast and the Department of Public Service on September 2, 2016 in the Docket No. 8301, contains VAN’s recommendations of conditions to be placed upon Comcast by the Board in the company’s renewed CPG.
This is VAN’s first set of Information Requests and Requests to Produce served on Comcast and filed by Attorney Douglas Marden with the Public Service Board on October 20, 2015 in Docket No. 8301. Responses by Comcast to this set of Interrogatories may be found in this category of documents.
This Motion was filed May 5, 2014 in Docket No. 7820, the “Charter CPG Renewal” docket. The Public Service Board granted VAN intervenor party status without objection by the other parties.
Sent by VAN’s attorney, Doug Marden, to the Board in response to its query whether or not to join the Charter Renewal Docket No. 7820 with Comcast’s FCC Form 394 Filing to acquire Charter’s assets in Vermont.