ACA's Polka Revved Over Retrans

April 2011
Multichannel News;4/11/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 15, p16
An interview with the American Cable Association (ACA) president Matt Polka is presented. When asked on the importance of their petition to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for changes in the existing retransmission-consent reform rulemaking proposal, Polka says that FCC rulemaking affects negotiations; thus, this should be strengthened. He also states FCC should ban joint negotiations by broadcasters and examine the price discrimination that ACA members face.


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