It isn’t just retrans consent that these 2 can’t agree on. As ACA argues that NCTC needs status to file program access complaints at the FCC and more recognition, broadcast coalition TVFreedom.org is asking Congress and federal regulators to investigate whether the collective buying group and other such groups are truly helping lower consumers’ monthly pay-TV bills. Here’s the group’s argument.
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Aereo is not violating the copyright law and shouldn’t compensate the broadcasters for retransmissions of their content. That’s its position. More details here.
4K, or Ultra HD, is expected to follow a similar, but faster, growth pattern as HDTVs, which reached 82% of US broadband HHs after 15 years on the market, Park Associates said.
Lots and lots of promotions at Comcast Cable. Here’s the scoop.