TITLE

HOSTILITY 'A GIVEN'

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Multichannel News;4/7/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 14, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the conflict between Kevin Martin, chairman of Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the cable industry. According to Kyle McSlarrow, president of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association, while Martin is chairman of the FCC, there is nothing the cable industry does that's going to be good enough. He added that the chairman had administered regulatory punishment when the industry refused to accept its a la carte business model.
ACCESSION #
31643949

 

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