Goto Section: 76.1210 | 76.1301 | Table of Contents
Revised as of December 4, 2012
Goto Year:2011 |
§ 76.1300 Definitions.
As used in this subpart:
(a) Affiliated. For purposes of this subpart, entities are affiliated
if either entity has an attributable interest in the other or if a
third party has an attributable interest in both entities.
(b) Attributable interest. The term “attributable interest” shall be
defined by reference to the criteria set forth in Notes 1 through 5 to
§ 76.501 provided, however, that:
(1) The limited partner and LLC/LLP/RLLP insulation provisions of Note
2(f) shall not apply; and
(2) The provisions of Note 2(a) regarding five (5) percent interests
shall include all voting or nonvoting stock or limited partnership
equity interests of five (5) percent or more.
(c) Buying groups. The term “buying group” or “agent,” for purposes of
the definition of a multichannel video programming distributor set
forth in paragraph (e) of this section, means an entity representing
the interests of more than one entity distributing multichannel video
(1) Agrees to be financially liable for any fees due pursuant to a
satellite cable programming, or satellite broadcast programming,
contract which it signs as a contracting party as a representative of
its members or whose members, as contracting parties, agree to joint
and several liability; and
(2) Agrees to uniform billing and standardized contract provisions for
individual members; and
(3) Agrees either collectively or individually on reasonable technical
quality standards for the individual members of the group.
(d) Multichannel video programming distributor. The term “multichannel
video programming distributor” means an entity engaged in the business
of making available for purchase, by subscribers or customers, multiple
channels of video programming. Such entities include, but are not
limited to, a cable operator, a BRS/EBS provider, a direct broadcast
satellite service, a television receive-only satellite program
distributor, and a satellite master antenna television system operator,
as well as buying groups or agents of all such entities.
(e) Video programming vendor. The term “video programming vendor” means
a person engaged in the production, creation, or wholesale distribution
of video programming for sale.
[ 58 FR 60395 , Nov. 16, 1993, as amended at 64 FR 67197 , Dec. 1, 1999;
69 FR 72046 , Dec. 10, 2004]
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Goto Section: 76.1210 | 76.1301
Goto Year: 2011 |
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