After serving Comcast with a 10-day notice of its intentions on Apr 18, NFL Net has filed with the FCC a complaint against the MSO’s "anti-consumer and anti-competitive" carriage practices. The net wants the commission to order Comcast to carry NFL Network on a basis that does not impair its ability to compete fairly (read: not on a sports tier). But Comcast charged NFL Net with running to the govt "to try to force changes in the deal it freely accepted in negotiations with Comcast. The agreement we have to carry the NFL Network is pro-consumer. It allows us to place this expensive channel on a tier of service for those who wish to pay for it, not on a tier where everyone must pay for it."

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FCC Seeks Comment on NAB NextGen Petition

The FCC Media Bureau is seeking comment on NAB’s petition regarding the treatment of multicast streams under the NexGen TV local simulcasting rules.

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