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Title 47Chapter ISubchapter CPart 76


TITLE 47—Telecommunication

CHAPTER I—FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (CONTINUED)

SUBCHAPTER C—BROADCAST RADIO SERVICES

PART 76—MULTICHANNEL VIDEO AND CABLE TELEVISION SERVICE

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Subpart A—GENERAL

§76.1
Purpose.
§76.3
Other pertinent rules.
§76.5
Definitions.
§76.6
General pleading requirements.
§76.7
General special relief, waiver, enforcement, complaint, show cause, forfeiture, and declaratory ruling procedures.
§76.8
Status conference.
§76.9
Confidentiality of proprietary information.
§76.10
Review.
§76.11
Lockbox enforcement.
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Subpart B—REGISTRATION STATEMENTS

§76.29
Special temporary authority.
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Subpart C—CABLE FRANCHISE APPLICATIONS

§76.41
Franchise application process.
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Subpart D—CARRIAGE OF TELEVISION BROADCAST SIGNALS

§76.51
Major television markets.
§76.53
Reference points.
§76.54
Significantly viewed signals; method to be followed for special showings.
§76.55
Definitions applicable to the must-carry rules.
§76.56
Signal carriage obligations.
§76.57
Channel positioning.
§76.59
Modification of television markets.
§76.60
Compensation for carriage.
§76.61
Disputes concerning carriage.
§76.62
Manner of carriage.
§76.64
Retransmission consent.
§76.65
Good faith and exclusive retransmission consent complaints.
§76.66
Satellite broadcast signal carriage.
§76.70
Exemption from input selector switch rules.
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Subpart E—EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY REQUIREMENTS

§76.71
Scope of application.
§76.73
General EEO policy.
§76.75
Specific EEO program requirements.
§76.77
Reporting requirements and enforcement.
§76.79
Records available for public inspection.
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Subpart F—NETWORK NON-DUPLICATION PROTECTION, SYNDICATED EXCLUSIVITY AND SPORTS BLACKOUT

§76.92
Cable network non-duplication; extent of protection.
§76.93
Parties entitled to network non-duplication protection.
§76.94
Notification.
§76.95
Exceptions.
§76.101
Cable syndicated program exclusivity: extent of protection.
§76.103
Parties entitled to syndicated exclusivity.
§76.105
Notification.
§76.106
Exceptions.
§76.107
Exclusivity contracts.
§76.108
Indemnification contracts.
§76.109
Requirements for invocation of protection.
§76.110
Substitutions.
§76.111
Cable sports blackout.
§76.120
Network non-duplication protection, syndicated exclusivity and sports blackout rules for satellite carriers: Definitions.
§76.122
Satellite network non-duplication.
§76.123
Satellite syndicated program exclusivity.
§76.124
Requirements for invocation of protection.
§76.125
Indemnification contracts.
§76.127
Satellite sports blackout.
§76.128
Application of sports blackout rules.
§76.130
Substitutions.
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Subpart G—CABLECASTING

§76.205
Origination cablecasts by legally qualified candidates for public office; equal opportunities.
§76.206
Candidate rates.
§76.213
Lotteries.
§76.225
Commercial limits in children's programs.
§76.227
[Reserved]
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Subpart H—GENERAL OPERATING REQUIREMENTS

§76.309
Customer service obligations.
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Subpart I—FORMS AND REPORTS

§76.403
Cable television system reports.
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Subpart J—OWNERSHIP OF CABLE SYSTEMS

§76.501
Cross-ownership.
§76.502
Time limits applicable to franchise authority consideration of transfer applications.
§76.503
National subscriber limits.
§76.504
Limits on carriage of vertically integrated programming.
§76.505
Prohibition on buy outs.
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Subpart K—TECHNICAL STANDARDS

§76.601
Performance tests.
§76.602
Incorporation by reference.
§76.605
Technical standards.
§76.606
Closed captioning.
§76.607
Transmission of commercial advertisements.
§76.609
Measurements.
§76.610
Operation in the frequency bands 108-137 and 225-400 MHz—scope of application.
§76.611
Cable television basic signal leakage performance criteria.
§76.612
Cable television frequency separation standards.
§76.613
Interference from a multichannel video programming distributor (MVPD).
§76.614
Cable television system regular monitoring.
§76.616
Operation near certain aeronautical and marine emergency radio frequencies.
§76.617
Responsibility for interference.
§§76.618-76.620
[Reserved]
§76.630
Compatibility with consumer electronics equipment.
§76.640
Support for unidirectional digital cable products on digital cable systems.
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Subpart L—CABLE TELEVISION ACCESS

§76.701
Leased access channels.
§76.702
Public access.
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Subpart M—CABLE INSIDE WIRING

§76.800
Definitions.
§76.801
Scope.
§76.802
Disposition of cable home wiring.
§76.804
Disposition of home run wiring.
§76.805
Access to molding.
§76.806
Pre-termination access to cable home wiring.
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Subpart N—CABLE RATE REGULATION

§76.901
Definitions.
§76.905
Standards for identification of cable systems subject to effective competition.
§76.906
Presumption of no effective competition.
§76.907
Petition for a determination of effective competition.
§76.910
Franchising authority certification.
§76.911
Petition for reconsideration of certification.
§76.912
Joint certification.
§76.913
Assumption of jurisdiction by the Commission.
§76.914
Revocation of certification.
§76.916
Petition for recertification.
§76.917
Notification of certification withdrawal.
§76.920
Composition of the basic tier.
§76.921
Buy-through of other tiers prohibited.
§76.922
Rates for the basic service tier and cable programming services tiers.
§76.923
Rates for equipment and installation used to receive the basic service tier.
§76.924
Allocation to service cost categories.
§76.925
Costs of franchise requirements.
§76.930
Initiation of review of basic cable service and equipment rates.
§76.933
Franchising authority review of basic cable rates and equipment costs.
§76.934
Small systems and small cable companies.
§76.935
Participation of interested parties.
§76.936
Written decision.
§76.937
Burden of proof.
§76.938
Proprietary information.
§76.939
Truthful written statements and responses to requests of franchising authority.
§76.940
Prospective rate reduction.
§76.941
Rate prescription.
§76.942
Refunds.
§76.943
Fines.
§76.944
Commission review of franchising authority decisions on rates for the basic service tier and associated equipment.
§76.945
Procedures for Commission review of basic service rates.
§76.946
Advertising of rates.
§76.952
Information to be provided by cable operator on monthly subscriber bills.
§76.962
Implementation and certification of compliance.
§76.963
Forfeiture.
§76.970
Commercial leased access rates.
§76.971
Commercial leased access terms and conditions.
§76.975
Commercial leased access dispute resolution.
§76.977
Minority and educational programming used in lieu of designated commercial leased access capacity.
§76.980
Charges for customer changes.
§76.981
Negative option billing.
§76.982
Continuation of rate agreements.
§76.983
Discrimination.
§76.984
Geographically uniform rate structure.
§76.985
Subscriber bill itemization.
§76.986
“A la carte” offerings.
§76.987
New product tiers.
§76.990
Small cable operators.
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Subpart O—COMPETITIVE ACCESS TO CABLE PROGRAMMING

§76.1000
Definitions.
§76.1001
Unfair practices generally.
§76.1002
Specific unfair practices prohibited.
§76.1003
Program access proceedings.
§76.1004
Applicability of program access rules to common carriers and affiliates.
§§76.1005-76.1010
[Reserved]
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Subpart P—COMPETITIVE AVAILABILITY OF NAVIGATION DEVICES

§76.1200
Definitions.
§76.1201
Rights of subscribers to use or attach navigation devices.
§76.1202
Availability of navigation devices.
§76.1203
Incidence of harm.
§76.1204
Availability of equipment performing conditional access or security functions.
§76.1205
CableCARD support.
§76.1206
Equipment sale or lease charge subsidy prohibition.
§76.1207
Waivers.
§76.1208
Sunset of regulations.
§76.1209
Theft of service.
§76.1210
Effect on other rules.
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Subpart Q—REGULATION OF CARRIAGE AGREEMENTS

§76.1300
Definitions.
§76.1301
Prohibited practices.
§76.1302
Carriage agreement proceedings.
§§76.1303-76.1305
[Reserved]
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Subpart R—TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT IMPLEMENTATION

§76.1400
Purpose.
§76.1404
Use of cable facilities by local exchange carriers.
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Subpart S—OPEN VIDEO SYSTEMS

§76.1500
Definitions.
§76.1501
Qualifications to be an open video system operator.
§76.1502
Certification.
§76.1503
Carriage of video programming providers on open video systems.
§76.1504
Rates, terms and conditions for carriage on open video systems.
§76.1505
Public, educational and governmental access.
§76.1506
Carriage of television broadcast signals.
§76.1507
Competitive access to satellite cable programming.
§76.1508
Network non-duplication.
§76.1509
Syndicated program exclusivity.
§76.1510
Application of certain Title VI provisions.
§76.1511
Fees.
§76.1512
Programming information.
§76.1513
Open video dispute resolution.
§76.1514
Bundling of video and local exchange services.
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Subpart T—NOTICES

§76.1601
Deletion or repositioning of broadcast signals.
§76.1602
Customer service—general information.
§76.1603
Customer service—rate and service changes.
§76.1604
Charges for customer service changes.
§76.1607
Principal headend.
§76.1608
System technical integration requiring uniform election of must-carry or retransmission consent status.
§76.1609
Non-duplication and syndicated exclusivity.
§76.1610
Change of operational information.
§76.1611
Political cable rates and classes of time.
§76.1614
Identification of must-carry signals.
§76.1615
Sponsorship identification.
§76.1616
Contracts with local exchange carriers.
§76.1617
Initial must-carry notice.
§76.1618
Basic tier availability.
§76.1619
Information on subscriber bills.
§76.1620
Availability of signals.
§76.1621
Equipment compatibility offer.
§76.1622
Consumer education program on compatibility.
§76.1630
MVPD digital television transition notices.
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Subpart U—DOCUMENTS TO BE MAINTAINED FOR INSPECTION

§76.1700
Records to be maintained by cable system operators.
§76.1701
Political file.
§76.1702
Equal employment opportunity.
§76.1703
Commercial records on children's programs.
§76.1704
Proof-of-performance test data.
§76.1705
Performance tests (channels delivered).
§76.1706
Signal leakage logs and repair records.
§76.1707
Leased access.
§76.1708
Principal headend.
§76.1709
Availability of signals.
§76.1710
Operator interests in video programming.
§76.1711
Emergency alert system (EAS) tests and activation.
§76.1712
Open video system (OVS) requests for carriage.
§76.1713
Complaint resolution.
§76.1714
FCC rules and regulations.
§76.1715
Sponsorship identification.
§76.1716
Subscriber records and public inspection file.
§76.1717
Compliance with technical standards.
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Subpart V—REPORTS AND FILINGS

§76.1800
Additional reports and filings.
§76.1801
Registration statement.
§76.1802
Annual employment report.
§76.1803
Signal leakage monitoring.
§76.1804
Aeronautical frequencies: leakage monitoring (CLI).
§76.1805
Alternative rate regulation agreements.
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Subpart W—ENCODING RULES

§76.1901
Applicability.
§76.1902
Definitions.
§76.1903
Interfaces.
§76.1904
Encoding rules for defined business models.
§76.1905
Petitions to modify encoding rules for new services within defined business models.
§76.1906
Encoding rules for undefined business models.
§76.1907
Temporary bona fide trials.
§76.1908
Certain practices not prohibited.
§76.1909
Redistribution control of unencrypted digital terrestrial broadcast content.
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Subpart X—ACCESS TO MDUS

§76.2000
Exclusive access to multiple dwelling units generally.
Appendix
Alphabetical Index—Part 76


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