The Development of Two-Way Cable Television: Applications for the Community

  • Mitchell L. Moss
Part of the Nato Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 6)


Public uses of cable television have been one of the most widely-heralded applications of new communications technologies. Yet the promise of cable television, as a service delivery mechanism, has far exceeded its performance. In part, this is due to the regulatory environment which, until recently, has inhibited the growth of cable systems in the United States. In addition, the allocation of responsibility for developing public uses of cable television has not been considered as an explicit function of either public officials, citizens groups, or cable operators.


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© Plenum Press, New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mitchell L. Moss
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  1. 1.Graduate School of Public AdministrationNew York UniversityUSA

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