Verizon Backs Extension

Hearn, Ted
February 2007
Multichannel News;2/19/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p39
The article reports on the expected extension of law by the Federal Communication Commission, that would permit TV competitors to demand access to satellite-delivered cable channels. The cable channels are owned by cable operator Tom Tauke, Verison Communications executive vice president of public affairs, policy and communications. In this regard, Time Warner has to sell CNN to Verizon, DirecTV and EchoStar Communications' Dish Network, but a per-subscriber license fee is charged.


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