FCC's Martin Still 'Quiet' on Vote

Hearns, Ted
October 2008
Multichannel News;10/6/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 39, p18
The article reports on the refusal of Kevin Martin, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding the cable industry's retransmission-consent quiet period in the U.S. According to the article, despite his silence, his officemate stated that he will be favorable for a longer quiet period for the industry. In addition, it states that the condition is defined as a herring for people in the industry who prefer not to negotiate in good faith and make early deals.


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