TITLE

FCC grants must-carry exemption to small ops

PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
CED;Oct2008, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
34615021

 

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