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.
|24||ACA To FCC: Small Systems Keep Closing, Pressured By Excessive And Rising Programming Costs|
|12||ACA: FCC Rules Providing Visually Impaired With Emergency Information Must Be Reasonable|
|6||ACA Calls On FCC To Retain Enhanced Transparency Rule Exemption For Smaller ISPs|
|27||American Cable Praises Commissioner Clyburn On Call For Program Access Reform After AT&T-DirecTV Approval|
|24||American Cable Calls On FCC To Lessen Paperwork Burdens On Small And Medium-Sized ISPs|
|21||FCC Comments re 17th Annual Assessment of the Status of Competition in the Market for Delivery of Video Programming|
|20||FCC Ex Parte re Small Business Exemption from Open Internet Enhanced Transparency Requirements w/ Consumer and Govt Affairs Bur|
|13||FCC Ex Parte re Various Matters w/ Commissioner Rosenworcel|
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