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TIS20 – Infrastructure and Customer Relationships Are the Keys

Infrastructure and customer relationships are the keys to maintaining the competitive advantage that NCTC and ACA members have, is one of NCTC CFO Lisa Hood’s takeaway’s from Spencer Kern’s presentation on the opening day of the 2020 Independent Show. Hood’s comments encapsulate the fast-paced presentations and commentary from operator executives, telecommunication law experts, and a […]

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Copyright Act Exemption Might Finally Disrupt Retransmission Consent Regime

Non-profit’s app spreads to more markets, claiming an exemption in the Copyright Act allows it to offer consumers no-fee access to local signals. For years, multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs) of all sizes have seen retransmission consent fees render the subscription video market into a break-even prospect or money-losing business. As fees push up rates, […]