Day 4 of retrans talk, with the latest round a dissection of 2 Hill hearings this week. “The only people you see saying retrans isn’t broken is broadcasters,” said Public Knowledge’s John Bergmayer in a Q&A with reporters Thurs hosted by MVPD-backed American Television Alliance. Reform is coming, but the question is in what form, he said. But not everyone is as certain as Bergmayer, even among those who want adjustments. Execs from Cablevision, NAB and Mediacom chime in.
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Bernstein Research analyzes Cartoon Net’s deal with Netflix, which took effect earlier this year.
Liberty Global is using ActiveVideo’s CloudTV for its Horizon TV platform now rolling out in Europe and Latin America.
House Judiciary chmn Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) along with Reps Anna Eshoo (D-CA), Spencer Bachus (R-AL) and others on Thurs introduced the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act.