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consumer gains from direct broadcast satellites and the competition with cable television

Austan Goolsbee

consumer gains from direct broadcast satellites and the competition with cable television

by Austan Goolsbee

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Direct broadcast satellite television -- Econometric models.,
  • Cable television -- Econometric models.,
  • Competition.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAustan Goolsbee, Amil Petrin.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 8317, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 8317.
    ContributionsPetrin, Amil.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39 p. ;
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22421858M

    Following the Cable Act, the number of households subscribing to cable television systems increased, as did the channel capacity of many cable systems. However, competition among distributors of cable services did not increase, and, in many communities, the rates for cable services far outpaced inflation. 1. Introduction. In the US, cable television providers continue to dominate the subscription television services (STVS) market, which consists of cable and non-cable providers, particularly direct broadcast satellites (DBS). 1 But, recently, cable providers have been facing intense competition from DBS providers, and cable overbuilders or local exchange telephone by:

      DIRECT BROADCAST SATELLITE SERVICE OBLIGATIONS. 26 SEC. SPORTS PROGRAMMING MIGRATION STUDY AND REPORT. EFFECTIVE DATE. SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ```Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of ´´. SEC. Within 45 days after the date of enactment of the Cable Television Consumer. The Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of is a United States federal law which required cable television systems to carry most local broadcast television channels and prohibited cable operators from charging local broadcasters to carry their signal. In adopting the Cable Act, Congress stated that it wanted to promote the availability of diverse views and Enacted by: the nd United States Congress.

    Presents an economic and engineering analysis of direct broadcast satellites' (DBS) prospects for competing with cable television systems in the United States and, hence, alleviating the need for extensive reregulation of cable. Telephone Company Entry into Cable Television: Competition, Regulation, and Public Policy. Jan 1, Author: Leland Johnson, Deborah Castleman. View a sample of this title using the ReadNow feature. Telecommunications Regulation: Cable, Broadcasting, Satellite, and the Internet, with its special emphasis on the Telecommunications Act of , is the most comprehensive treatise available on local, state, and federal regulation of these emerging modes of ly known as Cable Television Law, the treatise .


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Consumer gains from direct broadcast satellites and the competition with cable television by Austan Goolsbee Download PDF EPUB FB2

Estimates of the supply response of cable suggest that without DBS entry cable prices would be about 15 percent higher and cable quality would fall.

We find a welfare gain of between $ and $ per year (aggregate $ billion) for satellite buyers, and about $50 (aggregate $3 billion) for cable by: NBER Program(s):Industrial Organization, Productivity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship This paper examines the introduction of Direct Broadcast Satellites as an alternative to cable television and the welfare gains such satellites generated for by: This paper examines the introduction of Direct Broadcast Satellites as an alternative to cable television and the welfare gains such satellites generated for consumers.

The extent to which satellites compete with cable has become an important issue in the debate over re-regulation of cable by: Downloadable. This paper examines the introduction of Direct Broadcast Satellites as an alternative to cable television and the welfare gains such satellites generated for consumers.

The extent to which satellites compete with cable has become an important issue in the debate over re-regulation of cable prices. We estimate a consumer level demand system for satellite, basic cable, premium. T1 - The consumer gains from direct broadcast satellites and the competition with cable TV.

AU - Goolsbee, Austan. AU - Petrin, Amil. PY - /3/1. Y1 - /3/1. N2 - This paper examines direct broadcast satellites (DBS) as a competitor to by: The Consumer Gains from Direct Broadcast Satellites and the Competition with Cable TV Article in Econometrica 72(2) March with 47 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Because DBS is the only direct competitor to cable in most markets, the nature of its competition with cable television is fundamentally important for developing telecommunications policy. This paper examines the introduction of Direct Broadcast Satellites (DBS), the nature of that competition, and the welfare gains satellites generate for consumers.

Estimates of the supply response of cable suggest that without DBS entry cable prices would be about 15 percent higher and cable quality would fall. We find a welfare gain of between $ and $ per year (aggregate $ billion) for satellite buyers, and about $50 (aggregate $3 billion) for cable.

Goolsbee, Austan, and Petrin, Amil, (), “The Consumer Gains from Direct Broadcast Satellites and the Competition with Cable TV,” Econometrica, 72(2), – Google Scholar Gupta, Sachin, and Park, Sungho, (), “A Simulated Maximum Likelihood Estimator for the Random Coefficient Logit Model Using Aggregate Data Cited by: Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS) is often considered a substitute for basic cable service, but current cable subscribers may face substantial switching costs to move from cable to DBS services.

We use aggregate firm-level price data and other related demographic variables to examine the cost of switching from cable to DBS and vice by: 6. Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS) is often considered a substitute for basic cable service, but current cable subscribers may face substantial switching costs to move from cable to DBS services.

Get this from a library. The consumer gains from direct broadcast satellites and the competition with cable television. [Austan Goolsbee; Amil Petrin] -- Abstract: This paper examines the introduction of Direct Broadcast Satellites as an alternative to cable television and the welfare gains such satellites generated for consumers.

The extent to which. Start studying Ch. 3 cable/satellite television. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Direct Broadcast Satellite. The only company offering services or products no competition set their own prices.

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Create. Consumer gains from direct broadcast satellites and the competition with cable TV. Chicago, Ill.: American Bar Foundation, [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Austan Goolsbee; Amil Petrin; American Bar Foundation. Andrew Wise and Kiran Duwadi.

Media Bureau Staff Research Paper No. (Jan ) is also listed as "International Bureau Working Paper No. 3" because it was done jointly by the two bureaus.

It examines the substitutability between Direct Broadcast Satellite (“DBS”) and basic cable (Media Bureu economist) and Duwadi (International Bureau economist) use price. Direct Broadcast Satellite Technology that allows a household to receive hundreds of channels, from signals that are delivered digitally from satellites operating in orbit to a small dish installed on the side of a dwelling; a set-top box decodes digital signals so that they appear on the TV set.

Cable Communications Consumer Protection and Competition Act of Cable must carry all local signals but cable providers should gain consent from broadcast stations to carry their signals (revision of must carry rule) DBS Direct Broadcast Satellite. The Consumer Gains from Direct Broadcast Satellites and the Competition with Cable Television Date Posted: This paper examines the introduction of Direct Broadcast Satellites as an alternative to cable television and the welfare gains such satellites generated for consumers.

The Consumer Gains from Direct Broadcast Satellites and the Competition with Cable Television with Amil Petrin: w Published: Goolsbee, Austan and Amil Petrin.

"The Consumer Gains From Direct Broadcast Satellites And The Competition With Cable TV," Econometrica,v72(2,Mar), November Does the Internet Make Markets More.

Both satellite and cable companies offer bundled packages, meaning you get an overall lower price when you get TV, internet and phone service from one company.

This .The Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of attempted to address concerns over: The rise of monthly cable subscription rates. A local cable operator is obligated to carry a local broadcast station through.Direct-To-Home (DTHTV) can either refer to the communications satellites themselves that deliver service or the actual television service.

Most satellite television customers in developed television markets get their programming through a direct broadcast satellite provider. Signals are transmitted using K u band (12 to 18 GHz) and are completely digital which means it has high picture and.