Schley, Stewart
October 2004
Multichannel News;10/11/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 41, p30
Discusses the efforts of Frank Hughes of the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) to make programming affordable for small operators. Amount of money reaped by NCTC members from their collective programming purchasing cooperative, annually; Affiliation agreements of the cooperative; Importance of a break on programming for NCTC members; Role of the cooperative in helping smaller rural markets to get programming content. INSET: RETRANSMISSION ISSUE LOOMS FOR NCTC MEMBERS.


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