FCC Seeks Comment on NCTA/NAB Retrans Compromise

December 18, 2018

No, broadcasters and cable operators have not agreed that either the must-carry/retrans regime is still good law (broadcasters) or an anachronistic thumb on the competitive scale (cable), but the FCC has sought comment on a joint proposal by both those camps for updating how TV stations notify MVPDs of whether they are electing either mandatory carriage (must carry) or will try to negotiate a fee for MVPD carriage of their signals (retransmission consent), with the possibility of losing carriage if they can't strike a deal.

Read more at: https://www.broadcastingcable.com/news/fcc-seeks-comment-on-ncta-nab-retrans-compromise



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