As the FCC contemplates the collection of regulatory fees for FY13 and beyond, there is a push by some for a level playing field. Independent operator group ACA sums it up as having all the beneficiaries of the FCC’s Media Bureau’s activities paying their fair share. Read on for the association’s argument for requiring IPTV operators to pay the same fees as cable ops as well as responses from DISH and DirecTV.
More top stories in today’s CableFAX Daily:
House Commerce is continuing the investigation into the CO-based Eagle-Net Alliance broadband initiative, it said in a letter to NTIA administrator Larry Strickling. These are the committee’s concerns.
With Sprint raising its bid to acquire Clearwire, the ball is now in DISH’s hands. More on the latest development.
The ratings are in: Golf Channel’s US Open coverage marked the most-watched East Coast Open in 6 years.