FCC OKs Local TV A la Carte on DBS

Hearn, Ted
September 2001
Multichannel News;9/10/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 37, p3
Reports the approval of the Federal Communication Commission in offering the direct-broadcast satellite (DBS) carriers to local broadcast television signals in Washington. Distribution of ABC, NBC, Fox and CBS by EchoStar Communication Corporation; Requirement for DBS in carrying local stations in any local-into-local market; Basis for rejecting must-carry request for DBS carriers.


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