OMB shoots down FCC's leased access rules

August 2008
CED;Aug2008, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports on the rejection of the leased access of cable channels of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) by the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in the U.S. It mentions that the said leased access rules are proposed by the FCC in November 2007. It cites that the proposed regulations will be forcing the cable operators to cut the cost they charge to lease channels to independent programmers and the OMB rejected those proposed rules due to lack of justification.


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