TITLE

FCC puts dual-carriage onus on cable

PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
CED;Oct2007, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the ruling by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) encouraging cable operators to offer a viewable signal for each must-carry channel, following the digital transition to their analog customers. The FCC extended the prohibition of exclusive contracts between virtually integrated programmers and cable operators. Further, the FCC tried to minimize the economic impact on small cable operators complying with requisites for carriage of local TV stations.
ACCESSION #
27971668

 

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