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.
|4||ACA Calls On FCC To Block Sinclair’s Retransmission Consent Collusion|
|26||ACA Wants FCC To Stop Nexstar’s TV Station Collusion In Binghamton, N.Y.|
|21||ACA: Small Cable Must Be Compensated For Post-Auction TV Channel Relocation Costs|
|12||ACA: Data Need To Drive Path Forward On Updating E-Rate Program|
|12||ACA Applauds Sen. Rockefeller's Online Video Choice Bill|
|27||FCC Ex Parte re Improving 9-1-1 Reliability w/ Offices of Chairman Wheeler, Cmmsr Pai, and Cmmsr O'Rielly|
|26||FCC Ex Parte Letter from ACA President/CEO Polka to FCC Chairman Wheeler re the Media Ownership Proceeding|
|25||FCC Ex Parte (w/ NCTA) re CAF Phase II w/ Wireline Competition Bureau|
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