NCTA: FCC Should Ban Joint ‘Broadcast Internet’ Carriage Negotiations
By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 8-25-20
Cable operators are telling the FCC that retrans regulations should apply to carriage negotiations that include ancillary “broadcast internet” services.
That came in comments by NCTA-The Internet & Television Association on the FCC’s inquiry into what, if any, rules need to be changed to accommodate broadcaster’s potential new multichannel services using the ATSC 3.0 transmission standard.
The FCC voted unanimously in June to help promote broadcasting as a new ancillary/competitive broadband service by making it clear that legacy broadcast TV attribution and ownership regulations do not apply to broadcast-delivered internet services like over-the-top video and data made possible by the ATSC 3.0 broadcast transmission standard.» Read More
By Richard T. Kaplar|2020-11-09T21:03:53-04:00August 25th, 2020|Issue Watch|Comments Off on NCTA: FCC Should Ban Joint ‘Broadcast Internet’ Carriage Negotiations