FCC loses a big court appeal

Krauss, Jeffrey
July 2013
CED;Jul2013, Vol. 39 Issue 7, p34
Trade Publication
The article discusses the legal defeat faced by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission at the Court of Appeals owing to the tussle between the cable operators Comcast Corp. and the Tennis Channel Inc. with regard to cable programming. The court found that Comcast made a right decision in moving Tennis channel to the basic tier in order to mitigate cost following the availability of large number of subscribers. It mentions that the FCC transgressed Comcast's First Amendment rights.


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