ung Electronics Co., Ltd. Under multi-year agreements between the company and Sprint Nextel Corporation (Sprint), Sprint assists the company in providing voice service by routing some of the company’s voice traffic to and from destinations outside of its network through the public switched telephone network, delivering E911, operator and directory assistance services and assisting in order processing, local number portability, and long-distance traffic carriage. Acquisitions In 2012, the company acquired Insight Communications Company, Inc., which served subscribers in Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio representing approximately 1.6 million primary service units. Regulatory Matters The company carries local broadcast stations pursuant to the compulsory copyright provisions of the Copyright Act of 1976, as amended, as well as under either the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ‘must carry’ rules or a written retransmission consent agreement with the relevant station owner. The company’s business is subject, in part, to regulation by the FCC, other federal agencies and various local and state governments where it has cable systems. The Communications Act of 1934, as amended, and the regulations and policies of the FCC affect aspects of the company’s operations, including video subscriber rates; carriage of broadcast television signals and cable programming, as well as the way it sells its program packages to subscribers; the use of cable systems by franchising authorities and other third parties; cable system ownership; the offering of data and voice services; and its use of utility poles and conduits. Competition Residential Services: The company competes with DIRECTV and DISH Network Corporation, as well as AT&T and Verizon Wireless. It also competes with Frontier Communications Corporation; CenturyLink, Inc.; Cincinnati Bell, Inc.; and Windstream Corp., as well as Google. The company competes with Hulu.com; Apple Inc.’s ‘iTunes’; Amazon.com, Inc.’s ‘Prime’; Netflix Inc.’s ‘Watch Instantly’; and YouTube. It also competes with ‘over-the-top’ providers, such as Vonage, Skype, magicJack, Google Voice, and Ooma, Inc. Business Services: The company’s competitors include AT&T and Verizon Wireless.
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