Will DBS ops challenge must-carry?

November 1999
Multichannel News;11/29/99, Vol. 20 Issue 49, p3
Cites the option of EchoStar Communications chairman, Charles Ergen, of suing what he considers to be onerous must-carry in order to make improvements in the United States satellite law. Speculations that Ergen will not succeed in escaping mandatory carriage of all local broadcasting stations; Factors threatening the bill enabling direct broadcast satellite carriers to retransmit broadcast signals in local markets.


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