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.
|30||ACA Commends FCC Chairman Wheeler For Monitoring Dispute Over Distribution Of L.A. Dodgers-Owned Regional Sports Network|
|23||ACA Commends Mediacom For Asking FCC To Curb Programmer Abuses|
|22|| ACA Calls On FCC To Adopt Balanced Open Internet Rules|
|22||ACA Applauds House Passage Of STELAR Bill|
|15||ACA Condemns Sinclair TV's 212-Day Blackout Of Buckeye CableSystem Customers|
|24||FCC Ex Parte Letter re Amending the Retransmission Consent Rules|
|21||FCC Petition for Reconsideration (w/ NCTA) re CAF Phase II Challenge Process|
|21||FCC Reply Comments (w/ NCTA) re Assessment and Collection of Reg Fees|
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