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.
|10||ACA’s Polka Announces Staff Promotion|
|7||ACA's 21st D.C. Summit: Independent Cable Advances Reform Agenda, Shows Support For Innovators Like Aereo|
|4||ACA Summit: Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia Says Supreme Court Case Not A Copyright Case, But A Business Model Case|
|4||ACA Commends U.S. Small Business Administration For Supporting Adjustments To FCC Program Access Rules|
|3||ACA Summit: Rep. Anna G. Eshoo Calls Retransmission Consent Fees “A Racket”|
|9||Congressional Letter (with NTCA) to Chairman Leahy and Sen. Grassley re the Comcast/TWC Transaction|
|2||White Paper- Connecting Hometown America: How the Small Operators of ACA Are Having a Big Impact|
|2||Supreme Court Amicus Curiae Brief in Support of Aereo|
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