CCTA represents its members before California State Agencies, including the California Public Utilities Commission, the California Department of Energy, and the California Department of Housing and Community Development. CCTA also represents its members before the Office of Emergency Services, Department of Transportation, and the Office of the State Fire Marshal. CCTA is a member of the California High Tech Task Force and is the national representative for the industry at the North American Numbering Committee (NANC).
The California Public Utilities Commission provides oversight to cable’s access to utility rights of way, and establishes overhead and underground safety standards for utilities and cable facilities in California. The CPUC regulates traditional wireline telecommunications facilities and services, and is also the state video franchising authority in California. To access the CPUC website, click http://www.cpuc.ca.gov/.
To access the CPUC video franchising page go to www.cpuc.ca.gov/PUC/Telco/Information+for+providing+service/videofranchising.htm.