TITLE

Program-Access Rules On Deck at FCC

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Multichannel News;9/3/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 35, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the proposed rules regarding access to programming contracts, by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Kevin Martin. Under Martin's proposal, cable's pay television rivals are provided with the ability to license on reasonable terms any satellite-delivered network. Extension of this program-access mandate is proposed for the second time. In the event of a dispute, either the FCC or the complaining party may compel access to all programming contracts.
ACCESSION #
26460865

 

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