A La Carte on Trial

Hearn, Ted
January 2008
Multichannel News;1/7/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p3
The article reports on the move of cable operators and programmers to ask the federal judge to dispose the antitrust suit that is designed to allow consumers to buy on a la carte basis in the U.S. It cites that operators are sued for allegedly offering their customers in a take-it-or-leave it basis that outlaws the anti-competitive abuse of market power. Cable programmers contend that the plaintiffs have no legal standing to sue because they do not participate in the cable programming market.


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