Policymakers invited to ACA Summit Wed acknowledged to small- and mid-size operators that the FCC and Congress need to step up their game in terms of reforming the 1996 Telecom Act and several regulatory issues at the Commission. But they offered little comfort that action will come any time soon. Sen Dean Heller (R-NV) tells ACAers what they might expect from Congress and Republican FCC commish Ajit Pai addresses the commission’s authority and how it plans to include the ACA in policy decision making.

More top stories in today’s CableFAX Daily:

It’s official, almost. InterMedia is out of the picture, and Outdoor Channel Holdings will merge with Kroenke Sports & Ent. More on the deal’s financials here.
Indie ops drummed home their points at a media lunch during ACA Summit, telling reporters that leveling the playing field with large programmers remains a central challenge.
Comcast’s “Watchathon Week” is coming. More details on the TV binge fest here.

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