ACA submits theseComments in support of Trust Cable TV, Inc. and Trust Cable of Mississippi,Inc.'s ("Trust") Retransmission Consent Complaint and Request for Stay("Complaint").
Broadcasters use theirmarket power and bad faith bargaining tactics to extract unreasonableretransmission consent terms and conditions from small cable operators. And ifsmall and medium-sized cable operators want to bring a complaint over thisbroadcaster behavior, no mechanism exists to permit the cable operator tocontinue carriage during the pending complaint. ACA has consistently documentedthis problem at the Commission. To protect the continued viability of small andmedium-size cable operators, ACA recommends that:
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