ACA Connects Head: TVPA Stopped More Retrans Harm


Once again, retransmission consent negotiations gone bad generated many news headlines over the last six weeks. Yet, ACA Connects President/CEO Matthew M. Polka notes, those talks have mostly concluded.

Not surprisingly, he says, the results “were consistent with what was expected as broadcasters continued to impose unconscionable rate hikes on consumers for what they call ‘free TV.’”

Oh, boy … What else does Polka have to say about retransmission consent — still a sore subject for Suddenlink and Cox Media Group, and for Frontier Communications and Gray Television?

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