FCC Sees 'A La Carte' at Wholesale

Hearn, Ted
September 2007
Multichannel News;9/24/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 38, p3
The article reports on a proposed regulation that would require major suppliers of pay television programming in the United States to let cable and satellite operator opt out of packages and buy channels on an individual basis. The proposal has been endorsed by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin. According to Martin, allowing pay television distributors to buy channels one at a time will take pressure off consumer cable rates.


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