Stations a Basic Backbone

Rehr, David K.
January 2007
Multichannel News;1/29/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p13
The author reflects on the column by Matt Polka, chief executive officer (CEO) of American Cable Association (ACA), concerning the retransmission consent to broadcast television (TV) station signals. He claims that Polka's paper contained several inaccuracies that should be addressed. He emphasizes that the broadcast programming provided by the local TV stations is the backbone of every programming package sold by the cable operators.


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