Verbatim Quotes are Stubborn Things

It's been said by cynics that the only real gaffe committed inside the Beltway is when someone actually tells the truth. That's why we've gotten a chuckle out of the overheated protestations from our friends in the wireless industry after NAB submitted evidence from two top telecommunications industry executives suggesting that "Heck yes, we're warehousing … Continue reading Verbatim Quotes are Stubborn Things

Eight unassailable facts regarding retransmission consent

With the pay-TV industry's continued effort to have Congress or the Federal Communications Commission change the retransmission consent process, here is a quick refresher with eight unassailable facts regarding the carriage negotiation process. 1.) Retransmission consent is the market-based negotiation process by which a broadcast station and cable operator negotiate the carriage terms of the broadcast signal. … Continue reading Eight unassailable facts regarding retransmission consent