ACA Pans Satellite Exemption

Hearn, Ted
July 2004
Multichannel News;7/5/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 27, p33
Reports on the plan of small cable operators to speak out against a U.S. House amendment that would give satellite carriers an antitrust exemption to promote delivery of local TV signals in rural markets. Design of the amendment sponsored by Representatives Rick Boucher and Bob Goodlatte; Reaction of Matt Polka of the American Cable Association to the issue; Ruling of the Federal Communications Commission and the Department of Justice on the combination of DirecTV and EchoStar.


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