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Notice of Public Information Collection(s) Approved by the Office of Management and Budget

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Start Preamble August 18, 2010.


The Federal Communications Commission has received Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the following public information collection(s) pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3520). An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number, and no person is required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Comments concerning the accuracy of the burden estimate(s) and any suggestions for reducing the burden should be directed to the person listed in the “For Further Information Contact” section below.

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For additional information or copies of the information collection(s), contact Cathy Williams at (202) 418-2918.

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OMB Control Number: 3060-0647.

OMB Approval Date: August 4, 2010.

OMB Expiration Date: August 31, 2013.

Title: Annual Survey of Cable Industry Prices.

Form Number: FCC Form 333.

Number of Respondents and Responses: 732 respondents and 732 responses.

Estimated Time per Response: 6 hours.

Frequency of Response: Annual Reporting Requirement.

Total Annual Burden: 4,392 hours.

Total Annual Cost: None.

Obligation to Respond: Mandatory. The statutory authority for this information collection is in Sections 4(i) and 623(k) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended.

Nature and Extent of Confidentiality: If individual respondents to this survey wish to request confidential treatment of any data provided in connection with this survey, they can do so upon written request, in accordance with Sections 0.457 and 0.459 of the Commission's rules. To receive confidential treatment of their data, respondents need only describe the specific information they wish to protect and provide an explanation of why such confidential treatment is appropriate.

Privacy Impact Assessment: No impact(s).

Needs and Uses: The Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Start Printed Page 52006Act of 1992 (“Cable Act”) requires the Commission to publish annually a report on average rates for basic cable service, cable programming service, and equipment. The report must compare the prices charged by cable operators subject to effective competition and those that are not subject to effective competition. The Annual Cable Industry Price Survey is intended to collect the data needed to prepare that report. The data from these questions are needed to complete this report.

Federal Communications Commission.

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Marlene H. Dortch,


Office of the Secretary,

Office of Managing Director.

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[FR Doc. 2010-21012 Filed 8-23-10; 8:45 am]