NAB Chief Forecasts Cash for Retrans

Hearn, Ted
May 2006
Multichannel News;5/1/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 18, p48
Reports on the forecast of David Rehr, president of the National Association of Broadcasters, that market pressure will force cable operators to pay cash for access to their over-the-air signals. Number of highest-rated television programs run by cable operators during the 2004-2005 television season; Plan of television stations to create dual revenue stream; Claims of small cable operators that the retransmission consent process of television stations is being abused.


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