§ 5.5-55. Burden of proof  


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  • (a) A cable operator has the burden of proving that its existing or proposed rates for basic service and associated equipment comply with 47 U.S.C. §543, and sections 5.5-36 and 5.5-37 hereof.

    (b) For an existing or a proposed rate for basic service tier or associated equipment that is within the permitted tier charge and actual cost of equipment as set forth in sections 5.5-36 and 5.5-37, the cable operator must submit the appropriate FCC form to the city.

    (c) For an existing or a proposed rate for basic service tier that exceeds the permitted tier charge as set forth in sections 5.5-36 and 5.5-37 hereof, the cable operator must submit to the city a cost-of-service showing to justify the proposed rates. The cost-of-service showing must be in conformance with accounting and cost allocation requirements as adopted and amended by the commission for cable system operators.

(Ord. No. 9317, § 15, 10-11-92)