Watch on DeadlineIn the retrans case, the Commission found that the stations violated its standards by refusing to negotiate with AT&T and subsidiary DirecTV for retransmission consent, “unreasonably delaying retransmission consent negotiations regarding the Defendant Stations, and failing to respond to AT&T’s proposals for the retransmission of the Defendant Stations.”
MVPD advocacy group the American Television Alliance applauded the FCC’s decision. “We are pleased that the FCC’s action sent such a strong signal that it will not tolerate broadcasters’ bad-faith conduct, especially when their behavior leads to needless TV blackouts that are harmful to American consumers,” said ATVA spokesperson, Jessica Kendust.
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