Retrans Review Revs Up

August 2015
Multichannel News;8/17/2015, Vol. 36 Issue 28, p2
The article reports on the plan of U.S. Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler to review the retransmission-consent regime, regarding good-faith negotiations between cable operators and broadcasters. Some of issues to be reviewed include blackouts, program bundling pricing and online access to television-station programs. The main groups involved in the discussion include the American Television Association for cable service providers and coalition TVfreedom for broadcasters.


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