TITLE

Broadcasters Say DBS Must-Carry Is Vital

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
August 2000
SOURCE
Multichannel News;08/21/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 34, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the broadcasting policy requiring local television stations to carry direct-broadcast satellite signals in the United States. Efforts of the National Association of Broadcasters to refute satellite industry arguments; Provisions of the DBS must-carry rules; Effects on local broadcaster operations; Implications of policy implementation.
ACCESSION #
3490987

 

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