When broadcasters abuse their market power to demand exorbitant retransmission consent fees from small and medium-sized cable operators, consumers always pay the price.
Forcing cable operators to carry channels that their subscribers don’t want or watch is unreasonable, but for smaller operators it is untenable.
Digital must-carry requirements would place significant financial and capacity burdens on systems serving small and rural markets.
|7||FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly To Speak At ACA #Summit24|
|26||ACA Applauds FCC Approval Of N.Y. State’s Waiver Petition To Gain CAF Support|
|26||ACA, Independent Cable Programmers Tell FCC To Address Channel Bundling First|
|25||ACA Opposes TV Stations Effort To Relax FCC Ownership Rules|
|24||ACA Congratulates Ajit Pai on Being Named Chairman of The Federal Communications Commission|
|13||FCC Ex Parte Letter re Broadcasters' Petition Seeking to Authorize Permissive Use of ATSC 3.0|
|8||FCC Ex Parte Letter re Broadcasters' Petition Seeking to Authorize Permissive Use of ATSC 3.0|
|6||FCC Ex Parte re CAF II Competitive Bidding Process w/ Wireline Competition Bureau|
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