Regulation & History

Vermont’s PEG Access providers – our 26 Community Media Access Centers – have to follow certain federal and state regulations.  And the majority of monies they operate with comes in the form of State-mandated cash support by the cable operators.  You can read briefly about how this works, with links to our state’s cable operators’ Certificates of Public Good.

You can also delve much more deeply into exactly how Vermont’s Public Service Board manages to require larger cable operators to fund a nonprofit to implement their PEG access obligation.

Have you wondered why Community Media Access Centers are known by several names?  Find out more!

Finally, you can see some statistics of the size and scope of our Community Media Centers and the type and amount of programming and other services they provide around the State.