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As I declared last month, it’s time for commercial broadcasters to pass on must-carry and embrace the potential financial benefits of retransmission consent. Some stations and networks have already made lucrative agreements with cable operators and created a new revenue stream in the process. Time to follow their lead

High definition television images can be breathtaking, but negotiations regarding the consent to transmit those images are going to continue to get ugly over the next few years. The 1992 Cable Act gave local broadcasters two choices when dealing with cable franchises. The first, must-carry, makes it easy—no negotia





Thursday 10:05 AM
NAB Requests Expedited Review of Spectrum Auction Lawsuit
“Broadcasters assigned to new channels following the auction could be forced to accept reductions in their coverage area and population served, with no practical remedy.” ~NAB


 
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