TITLE

Martin's Aim: Upending Cable

AUTHOR(S)
HEARN, TED
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Multichannel News;11/19/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 46, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article contends that U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Kevin Martin is pressuring cable operators to sell channels on an a la carte basis, instead of in bundles of many channels at once. Martin's agenda over the year 2008 may include imposing ownership rules that would block Comcast from making a big acquisition, and increasing the number of digital programming services from a local television station that a system has to carry. INSET: The FCC's Cable Guy: Getting Martin-ized.
ACCESSION #
29331743

 

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