FCC Makes Leased Access Rules More Cable Operator Friendly, Opens the Door to Eliminating Them

July 10, 2019

On June 7, 2019, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or the “Commission”) released a Report and Order (“R&O”) revising the Commission’s rules under which independent programmers may lease cable TV channels to retransmit their programming (“Leased Access Rules”).   Leased Access has rarely been used, due to concerns by both cable operators and programmers, and the recent revisions may make Leased Access even less attractive to programmers.

Read more at: https://www.commlawblog.com/2019/07/articles/cable/fcc-makes-leased-access-rules-more-cable-operator-friendly-opens-the-door-to-eliminating-them/



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