TITLE

Panel OKs Satellite Act Renewal

AUTHOR(S)
Maffei, Glenn
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Multichannel News;6/7/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 23, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the approval of the Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act of 2004 by the U.S. House Commerce Committee that would give EchoStar Communications Corporation's Dish Network one year to stop requiring customers to buy a second satellite dish to view all available local broadcast-TV signals. Provisions of the bill; Effect of the bill on the Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act of 1999; Comment from Representative Fred Upton (R-Mich.) of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Telecommunications, regarding the bill.
ACCESSION #
13354975

 

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