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.
|22||ACA Disappointed FCC Increases Investment In Flawed CAF I Program|
|16||ACA To FCC: Focus Efforts To Improve 911 Reliability On The Failures Identified In The Derecho Report|
|16||ACA Commends FCC On CAF II Challenge Rules|
|15||ACA: FCC Can Address Rural Call Completion Issues Without Burdening Local Service Providers|
|14||ACA Applauds Sen. Rockefeller’s GAO Request To Study Impact Of Collusion By TV Stations |
|21||FCC Ex Parte re CAF Phase II Cost Model with Wireline Competition Bureau|
|6||FCC Ex Parte re Potential Modifications to the Rules Governing CAF Phase I Incremental Support w/ Office of Cmmsr Pai|
|6||FCC Ex Parte re Potential Modifications to the Rules Governing CAF Phase I w/ Office of Chairman and Wireline Competition Bureau|
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