"In our carriage talks, the broadcasters and programmers take advantage of the fact that we're a small government run system operator. They make take-it-or-leave-it offers, and coerce us into signing contracts with pages upon pages of complicated terms and conditions. Our city doesn't have the money to hire outside attorneys to help us, so we're left with little option but to sign these contracts which lead to our customers paying higher rates, and we certainly do not make any money."
|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 |
|9||American Cable Association Statement On McCain Video Competition Bill|
|1||ACA Statement On The Nomination Of Thomas Wheeler As FCC Chairman|
|22||American Cable Association Statement On FCC Decision To Adopt Greenfield CAF Cost Model|
|17||ACA Applauds New Bipartisan Rural Telecommunications Working Group Within The House Energy And Commerce Committee|
|3||FCC Ex Parte re Potential Modifications to the Rules Governing CAF Phase I Incremental Support w/ Office of Cmmsr Rosenworcel|
|2||FCC Ex Parte re CAF Phase II Cost Model with Wireline Competition Bureau|
|1||FCC Ex Parte re Potential Modifications to the Rules Governing CAF Phase I Incremental Support with Office of Cmmsr Clyburn|
In order to protect the interests of independent cable operators, it is essential that members of Congress understand and respect the important role that ACA's more than 900 small and medium sized companies play in delivering communications services to more than 7 million households across the United States.
|28||The Independent Show|
|1||ACA's 21st Annual Washington Summit|
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