Can FCC End the Retrans Wars?

October 2011
Multichannel News;10/10/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 38, p33
The article discusses how the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) can deal with retransmission-consent process. He says that it requires the FCC to reduce the political fallout broadcasters and multichannel video-programming distributors (MVPD) disputes. He emphasizes the need to delve into the issue of retransmission-consent fee equity. He stresses the FCC should also focus on solutions that delay the moment when broadcast stations are blacked out.


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