Saturday, February 28, 2009

Deregulation of the Cable Industry and how it effects Public Education and Government Access (PEG)

Deregulation of the Cable Industry Has Threatened the Existence of PEG Programming:

What is PEG it is the Public Education and Government network. With the passage of PA 480 in Michigan it has cause many issues with cable TV, Higher Rates, No extra created completion as suggested under the bill and take local control of franchise way from the city, Villages and townships. the link below is a paper wrote on how PA 480 has effected education and 10 reason why PA 480 has not done what was promised. Some of are school with the passage of this bill have seen the public network channels adversely effected. I would like to take a moment to thank Mi-NATOA.ORG for their work on this issues in Educational Technology.

http://www.mi-natoa.org/pdfs/The_Ten_Disappointments_of_Cable.pdf

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I am the Director of Technology at a K-12 School system.