Abernathy Undecided on Multicasts

Hearn, Ted
October 2004
Multichannel News;10/4/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 40, p45
Reports on the statement by U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) member Kathleen Abernathy in September 2004 that she's undecided on whether cable companies should carry all programming services generated by each digital-TV station. Requirement under the multicast must-carry mandate; Plan of the FCC Media Bureau to recommend a cable multicast-carriage mandate; Views of Abernathy regarding Media Bureau chief Kenneth Ferree.


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