A La Carte Off FCC Agenda?

Hearn, Ted
July 2008
Multichannel News;7/21/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 28, p22
The article reports on the move of Kevin Martin, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, to stir up the cable industry in the U.S. He is going to vote in August 2008 on rules projected to impose wholesale a la carte mandates on cable programmers. The rules would ask programmers to wholesale channels on an individual basis and block the practice of bundling channels in a package provided on a take-it-or-leave-it basis.


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