Video Services/Cable TV

Cable/Video Television Regulation in California

The Digital Infrastructure and Video Competition Act of 2006 (DIVCA) established the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) as the sole cable/video TV franchising authority in the State of California.

Video Services Regulatory Division

The Video Services Regulatory Division of the Information Technology Agency of the City of Los Angeles is charged with the responsibility to advise the Mayor and City Council on issues relating to the provision of video/cable TV services and private telecommunications franchises. The Division regulates and monitors compliance of video/cable TV services and franchises issued by the CPUC. More specifically, the Video Services Regulatory Division ensures state video TV service providers comply with local, state and federal laws, and oversees the video/cable TV service interests of the residents of the City.

The opinions of ITA, as contained in the preceding reports, are subject to change and may be undergoing revision by the City. If you have any concerns or comments regarding these reports please contact ITA staff at

Some documents on this site use PDF file format. You will need the free acrobat reader in order to view these documents. Please download it by following this link: