DBS ops pan draft legislation

November 1999
Multichannel News;11/8/99, Vol. 20 Issue 46, p1
Reports on efforts by the direct broadcast satellite (DBS) industry to lobby the removal of changes to a proposed satellite legislation in the United States. Petition for the permission of the DBS industry to offer local television signals in order to promote competition with cable; Retransmission-consent deals of DBS companies EchoStar and DirecTV; Determination of distant-signal eligibility.


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