TITLE

Martin Eyes Multicast Must-Carry Win

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Multichannel News;6/19/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 25, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the plan of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Kevin Martin to vote for the imposition of multicast must-carry requirements on cable television companies. Expectation of television stations over the requirements; Possible filing of a lawsuit by cable operators and programmers against the FCC claiming that the multicast requirements violated their First Amendment free speech rights; Issues associated with the must-carry requirements that the FCC needs to address such as timing, rate regulation and downconversion.
ACCESSION #
21206912

 

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