TITLE

Cable Presses Hard for Real Retrans Reform

AUTHOR(S)
Eggerton, John
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Multichannel News;2/28/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that suggestions on the rules for retransmission-consent made by cable operators, such as keeping stations on the air during negotiations and arbitration, will not be considered by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC). It states that a draft shows the FCC does not have the authority to fulfill the suggestions. It also mentions proposed changes, such as pulling television signals during sweep periods, to address the issue.
ACCESSION #
58844906

 

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