TITLE

NFL May Take Gripes to FCC

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Multichannel News;3/10/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the plan of the National Football League (NFL) to file a complaint against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in an effort to obtain carriage from Time Warner Cable Inc. and improve distribution terms from Comcast Corp. in the U.S. According to commissioner Roger Goodell, relying on the FCC to resolve the dispute could result in delay and frustration. Comcast and Time Warner are using their bottleneck power to discriminate against independent programmers.
ACCESSION #
31334782

 

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