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.
|17||ACA To CBS: Don’t Cable TV Subscribers Deserve Same Rights As ‘CBS All Access’ Customers?|
|9||ACA Congratulates Commissioner O’Rielly On His Nomination To A New Term At The FCC|
|3||ACA Supports Initiation Of FCC Rulemaking On Programmer Abuses Alleged By Mediacom|
|30||ACA: Access To Programming Contracts Vital To Transparent FCC Merger Review|
|25||ACA Blasts Comcast’s Assault On TWC Merger Critics|
|22||FCC Ex Parte re Program Access Rules and the Definition of "MVPD" w/ Office of Cmmsr Rosenworcel|
|22||FCC Opposition to Broadcasters' and Programmers' Objections to Disclosure of Confidential Information in Comcast/TWC Transaction|
|7||FCC Ex Parte re Program Access Rules, Definition of "MVPD," Comcast and AT&T Transactions, and Open Internet Rules|
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