Wheeler Proposing to Ban Coordinated Retrans Among Top Stations

March 6, 2014

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler is proposing to prevent joint retransmission consent negotiations between two of the top four separately owned stations in a local market, and adopt a "rebuttable presumption" that coordinated negotiations by any two stations in a market are not in the public interest.


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