Hearn, Ted
February 2008
Multichannel News;2/4/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p18
The article reports on the expressed doubts of Federal Communications Commission Republican Robert McDowell regarding the proposal of FCC chairman Kevin Martin. The proposal states that FCC should force cable programmers to wholesale their channels on an unbundled or a la carte basis. The cable programming market is described by McDowell as a fragile economic ecosystem moving increasingly in the direction of allowing consumers to see what they want when they want.


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