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.
|20||ACA Applauds Final Passage Of STELAR With Pro-Consumer Retransmission Consent And CableCARD Reforms|
|19||ACA Commends U.S. Rep. Pallone On His Election As Ranking Member On The House Energy & Commerce Committee |
|19||ACA Applauds House Passage Of New STELA Bill|
|18||ACA: FCC's Rural Broadband Experiments Reveal Strong Interest In Rural Broadband Projects|
|10||ACA To FCC: Don’t Abandon Light-Touch Policy For Smaller Broadband Internet Access Providers|
|17||D.C. Circuit Motion to Intervene and Opposition to Programmers' Emergency Motion for Stay re FCC's Joint Protective Order|
|29||FCC Ex Parte re Program Access Rules and the Definition of "MVPD" w/ Office of Cmmsr Clyburn|
|28||FCC Ex Parte re Program Access Rules and the Definition of "MVPD" w/ Office of Cmmsr Pai|
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