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.
|6||ACA Praises FCC Chairman Wheeler On His Plan To Stop TV Station Retransmission Consent Collusion|
|24||ACA Commends Rep. Dingell For Selfless Devotion To The Public Interest|
|19||ACA Statement On FCC’s New Open Internet Initiative|
|13||ACA To FCC: Finish Program Access Rules Update Before Reviewing New Comcast Merger|
|30||ACA Commends Rep. Waxman On His Distinguished Career On Capitol Hill|
|28||FCC Reply Comments regarding TiVo Petition for Waiver or Clarification of 47 C.F.R. § 76.640(b)(4)|
|26||FCC Ex Parte re Modernizing the E-rate Program w/ Strategic Planning Office and Wireline Competition Bureau|
|25||FCC Ex Parte Letter to Chairman Wheeler from 53 Smaller MVPDs re Revision of the FCC's Program Access Rules|
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