"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."
|30||FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly Calls Title II Regulations ‘Harmful,’ ‘Problematic’|
|30||Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers Urges Government To Be A ‘Partner, Not A Competitor’|
|29||Sen. Capito Expects Commerce Committee To Tackle Infrastructure|
|29||Rep. Schrader Predicts Greater Public-Private Infrastructure Investments|
|28||ACA Pleased Broadband Privacy Repeal Headed To White House|
|23||ACA Applauds Senate Passage Of Flake Resolution Voiding FCC's Broadband Privacy Rules|
|17||FCC Chairman Ajit Pai To Address ACA #Summit24 Attendees|
|9||House GOP Conference Chair Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers To Address ACA #Summit24|
|20||Congressional Letter to Chairman Blackburn re Subcmmte Hearing: "Broadband: Deploying America's 21st Century Infrastructure"|
|16||FCC Reply to Oppositions to Petition for Recon re Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecom Services|
|14||FCC Ex Parte Letter from 38 of ACA's Small and Mid-Sized ISPs re Charter-TWC-BHN Transactions|
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