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The DC Code: § 34-1257.01 Jurisdictional parity.

Index34 Public Utilities. (Refs & Annos)

A cable system authorized by this chapter shall have no less than the channel capacity, products, and services available from a system serving any similarly sized, or smaller, jurisdiction outside of the District, or a system owned and operated by the cable operator, its parents, affiliates, or subsidiaries outside of the District, except as otherwise set forth in a franchise agreement. In no event shall such system have a bandwidth of less than 750 MHZ. Nothing herein shall be construed to require a cable operator to employ any specific transmission technology.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For Law 14-193, see notes following § 34-1251.01. DC CODE § 34-1257.01 Current through December 11, 2012


(Aug. 21, 1982, D.C. Law 4-142, § 701, as added Oct. 9, 2002, D.C. Law 14-193, § 2(b), 49 DCR 7334.)