FCC grants must-carry exemption to small ops

October 2008
CED;Oct2008, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted to grant small cable systems an exemption from having to carry digital signal of must-carry stations in the U.S. The FCC found that small cable systems that have under 2,500 or fewer subscribers are not affiliated with the large cable operators. The American Cable Association (ACA) immediately hailed the decision and the big broadcasting trade associations lobbied against the proposal.


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