Pai Calls FCC Online Video Reclassification Unnecessary

October 26, 2015

FCC commissioner Ajit Pai says the FCC should not redefine some over-the-top video providers as MVPDs subject to FCC program access regulations.

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler proposed redefining linear over-the-top providers (day-and-date channel lineups similar to traditional cable and satellite) as a way to promote online video competition, but has been getting some pushback from some OVD providers as well as cable operators.

Read more at: http://www.broadcastingcable.com/news/washington/pai-calls-fcc-online-video-reclassification-unnecessary/145282


Get the Media Source Newsletter on your smartphone or tablet now!

iphone
Android

 


Latest News

FCC Votes To Advance Proposal To Allow All-Digital AM

The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (MB Docket Nos. 19-311, 13-249) asks the industry to share its insights...

Posted

CA Raided 'Teen Rescue', Trying to Close Christian Boarding School

The state wants to re-label the school as a "community care facility" and put it under heavy regulation by the Department of Social Services.

Posted

New Bill Would Narrow STELAR’s Reach

Congress continues to search for a solution to the STELAR debate, with a new bill now circulating...

Posted

Pai Announces Public Auction for C-Band Spectrum

FCC will run auction that will sell 280 MHz for the development of 5G.

Posted

More News

NEWSROOM

Headlines