Mediacom Fights LIN Retrans Increase

October 2011
Multichannel News;10/3/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 37, p36
The article reports on the dispute between multiple system operator (MSO) Mediacom Communications Corp. and LIN Broadcasting Corp. over retransmission of cable broadcasts signal to consumers in the U.S. It says that Mediacom disagree with LIN's request of 200% to 300% increases for its service. It notes that Mediacom has called for the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to implement retransmission reforms that will prohibit broadcasters from blacking out stations during negotiations.


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