This is the Commission's fifth annual report ("1998 Report") to Congress submitted pursuant to Section 628(g) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended ("Communications Act").  Section 628(g) requires the Commission to report annually to Congress on the status of competition in markets for the delivery of video programming. Congress imposed this annual reporting requirement in the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of 1992 ("1992 Cable Act") as a means of obtaining information on the competitive status of markets for the delivery of video programming.

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Statements: Kennard | Ness | Furchtgott-Roth | Powell | Tristani