Analog and Digital Must-Carry Obligations of Cable and Satellite Television Operators in the United States

16 Pages Posted: 22 Apr 2005

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Rob Frieden

Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson School of Law; Pennsylvania State University, Bellisario College of Communications and Penn State Law

Date Written: April 2005

Abstract

This paper provides a concise summary of mandatory signal carriage obligations of cable television and direct broadcast satellite operators. The paper provides a timely update of recent changes in must carry responsibilities resulting from the onset of digital broadcast television and enactment of the Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act of 2004.

Keywords: Cable television, direct broadcast satellite, must carry

JEL Classification: L96, K23

Suggested Citation

Frieden, Rob, Analog and Digital Must-Carry Obligations of Cable and Satellite Television Operators in the United States (April 2005). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=704585 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.704585

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