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Retrans Plan: NAB, NCTA Reach Election Selection Compromise

FCC chmn Ajit Pai’s efforts to modernize media regulations include a push to revise how broadcast stations provide cable ops notice of their must carry or retrans consent elections

Posted in: Regulation

‘Body Cam’: A Different Lens into Policing

Investigation Discovery’s latest “Body Cam” (Tuesdays, 10pm) puts the viewer right in the middle of the action via the officers’ own body camera footage.

Posted in: Programming

NY Governor Lashes Out at Charter

It’s been more than 18 months since a group of Charter Spectrum NYC-based workers and members of IBEW Local 3 went on strike, and it doesn’t feel like a resolution is near.

Posted in: Distribution, Regulation

Broadband, Business Services & Video in the Mix for Overbuilders

This week’s UBS media conference offered a glimpse into what overbuilders are up to—with increasing internet speeds high on their to-do lists.

Posted in: Distribution

Comcast Warns of Fuse Drop, AT&T Bidding Pac-12 Goodbye

With Comcast’s contract with Fuse expiring on Dec 31, the MSO has started telling customers that the channel will no longer be available come Jan 1

Posted in: Distribution

FTC Talks Data, Mergers & Apps At November Meeting

With the need for data privacy regulations one of the few areas members of both parties seem willing to agree on, Congress is getting the groundwork started on legislation.

Posted in: Regulation

Opinion-Driven Fox Nation Ready for Direct-to-Consumer Debut

When streaming service Fox Nation goes live Tuesday (11/27), Fox News execs are counting on the loyal viewers who propel the network to the top of the ratings chart week after week to be there.

Posted in: Distribution, Programming

LFAs Sweating Proposed FCC Changes

Cities, towns and public access channels have flooded the FCC with comments on a proposed rulemaking that seeks to include cable-related, in-kind contributions in the definition of franchise fees

Posted in: Regulation

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