- Jul 15, 2005
If it is to be, you can thank Maine. I think Rep. Jeffrey Evangelos might deserve to be a member here.
And here's what the cable companies think of this proposal.
À la carte TV is the idea that you would pay for just the TV channels you want. Now in Maine, there is a bill that would force cable companies to offer a service that would do just that. The bill was proposed in the State House by Independent Representative Jeffrey Evangelos. “For instance, I …
AUGUSTA, Maine (BDN) -- The telecommunications giant Comcast and cable operators including Fox, CBS and Disney sued Maine and 17 municipalities Friday, saying a new state law aimed at enshrining a la carte cable TV is preempted by federal law.