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Retransmission Consent – A Primer for 2023

July 20, 2023

This year is a “cycle year” meaning many retransmission agreements will be up for renewal. Operators will be forced to respond to unchecked retransmission fee increases and detailed agreements. As you enter into negotiations, you need to know and remember that there have been recent changes and interpretations of the rules.

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30 Years of Retrans – Where Do We Go from Here?

July 20, 2023

October 5, 2022 marks the 30th anniversary of the enactment of the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of 1992, and the establishment of retransmission consent. What a difference 30 years make!

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FCC Announces Broadband Data Collection Filing Window Now Open Filing Due by September 1, 2023

July 6, 2023

Broadband Data Collection filing due by September 1, 2023. Facilities-based broadband service providers must report where the providers make mass-market Internet access service available as of June 30, 2023. Reminder: Copyright Forms and Fees Due by August 29, 2023

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CM Partners to Present Retransmission Consent Webinar Tomorrow

June 12, 2023

Special Update: Join us as we host Retransmission Consent Webinar for ACA Connects Members on June 13, 2023 at 1pm (EDT). The presentation will cover topics such as preparing for the 2023 Retransmission Consent Negotiations, New Trends and Considerations. 

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FCC Proposes FY 2023 Regulatory Fees

May 24, 2023

FCC proposes regulatory fees for the 2023 fiscal year.   FCC amends CALEA filing requirements to include electronic filing of new and updated SSI Plans.

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FCC Form 499-A Due April 3, 2023

March 22, 2023

FCC Form 499-A due by April 3, 2023.

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