"In our carriage talks, the broadcasters and programmers take advantage of the fact that we're a small government run system operator. They make take-it-or-leave-it offers, and coerce us into signing contracts with pages upon pages of complicated terms and conditions. Our city doesn't have the money to hire outside attorneys to help us, so we're left with little option but to sign these contracts which lead to our customers paying higher rates, and we certainly do not make any money."
|26||ACA Supports FCC Chairman Pai On Effort To Lift Title II Regulation Of ISPs|
|25||ACA Applauds Chairman Pai’s Plan To Review Outdated Media Regulations|
|20||ACA Applauds FCC Vote Looking At The Removal Of Barriers To Broadband Deployment|
|11||ACA Calls On NIST To Reevaluate Its Proposed Approach To Cybersecurity Metrics|
|5||ACA Praises FCC Chairman Pai On Ensuring A More Rigorous Cost-Benefit Analysis Of Regulations|
|4||ACA Thanks White House Congress For Voiding FCCs Misguided Data Security Regulations|
|3||ACA Pleased FCC Eliminated Broadband Overbuild Mandate In Charter-TWC-BHN Merger Order|
|31||FCC Chairman Ajit Pai To Support Broadband Investment|
|25||FCC Ex Parte Letter from 22 of ACA's Smallest ISPs re the Open Internet and Broadband Customers' Privacy|
|13||FCC Ex Parte re Accelerating Wireline Broadband Deployment and Other Proceedings w Offices of Chairman and Cmmsr Clyburn and WCB|
|10||NIST Comments re Proposed Update to the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity|
In order to protect the interests of independent cable operators, it is essential that members of Congress understand and respect the important role that ACA's more than 900 small and medium sized companies play in delivering communications services to more than 7 million households across the United States.
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Jennifer Durst-Jarrell - Director of Marketing
Technologies Management, Inc. ("TMI"), established in 1986, offers consulting services regarding regulatory compliance management and requirements for the competitive telecommunications and cable industries.