An Indirect Path to Mandate

Hearn, Ted
July 2006
Multichannel News;7/10/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 27, p41
Reports on a sweeping telecommunications bill sponsored by U.S. Senate Commerce Committee chairman Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) that would indirectly provide the U.S. Federal Communications Commission with an opportunity to impose broad digital broadcast-television carriage requirements on cable operators. Provisions added to the bill; Remarks of Stevens on the purpose of the addition of the provision; Opposition of cable operators to the multicast must-carry.


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