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.
|14||American Cable Association Statement On Gannett’s $2.2 Billion Purchase Of Belo’s TV Stations|
|13||ACA Says Initial Facilities-Based LD Providers Root Of Call Completion Problems|
|12||American Cable Association Applauds BendBroadband CEO Amy Tykeson|
|31||ACA: FCC Must Not Impose Reliability Rules On Providers Not Directly Serving PSAPs|
|22||ACA Disappointed FCC Increases Investment In Flawed CAF I Program|
|3||FCC Ex Parte Letter re the 2010 Quad Review of Broadcast Ownership Rules and Amending the Retransmission Consent Rules|
|28||FCC Reply Comments re Improving 9-1-1 Reliability|
|21||FCC Ex Parte re CAF Phase II Cost Model with Wireline Competition Bureau|
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