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.
|30||FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly Calls Title II Regulations ‘Harmful,’ ‘Problematic’|
|30||Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers Urges Government To Be A ‘Partner, Not A Competitor’|
|29||Rep. Schrader Predicts Greater Public-Private Infrastructure Investments|
|28||ACA Pleased Broadband Privacy Repeal Headed To White House|
|23||ACA Applauds Senate Passage Of Flake Resolution Voiding FCC's Broadband Privacy Rules|
|20||Congressional Letter to Chairman Blackburn re Subcmmte Hearing: "Broadband: Deploying America's 21st Century Infrastructure"|
|16||FCC Reply to Oppositions to Petition for Recon re Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecom Services|
|14||FCC Ex Parte Letter from 38 of ACA's Small and Mid-Sized ISPs re Charter-TWC-BHN Transactions|
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