FCC Unplugging Terrestrial Exemption

Eggerton, John
January 2010
Multichannel News;1/25/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p26
The article reports on the decision of the federal Communications Commission (FCC) to close delivered networks from getting program access rules to cable-owned regional sports networks in the U.S. It states that the court order is still pending and that FCC's program-access rules calls for cable operators to sell any satellite-delivered networks to overbuilders or other competitors. In addition, the FCC did not exclude regional news networks from the new rules.


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