06.17.2005 08:00 AM
FCC extends good faith bargaining requirement to cable, satellite providers

The FCC moved to extend reciprocal good faith bargaining obligations for retransmission consent to cable and satellite providers.

The move is part of the commission’s implementation of the Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act of 2004 (SHVERA) and imposes the same bargaining obligations on multi-channel video programming distributors (MVPD) as had previously been applied to broadcasters in retransmission consent negotiations.

The commission amended the seven good faith negotiating standards set forth in the Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act of 1999 (SHVIA) to make them equally applicable to broadcasters and MVPDs.

For more information, visit www.fcc.gov.

Back to the top

Post New Comment
If you are already a member, or would like to receive email alerts as new comments are
made, please login or register.

Enter the code shown above:

(Note: If you cannot read the numbers in the above
image, reload the page to generate a new one.)

No Comments Found

Tuesday 03:07 PM
WMUR-TV Says FAA Drone Rules Preclude ENG
The FAA’s current rules and proposed ban on flight over people, requirement of visual line of sight and restriction on nighttime flying, effectively prohibit broadcasters from using UAS for newsgathering. ~ WMUR-TV General Manager Jeff Bartlett

D. Pagan Communications /   Friday 10:35 AM
Blue Line is Hot on the Trail of DPA Microphones
Clyne Media, Inc /   Thursday 09:51 PM
Focusrite Expands RedNet Range

Featured Articles
Discover TV Technology