Scalise ‘Next Gen TV’ Act Takes Aim At NCE, LPTV Stations


On July 23, Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) made it known that he wants to be remembered as the man on Capitol Hill who wants to do away with one of the thorniest matters facing broadcast TV companies and MVPDs of all shapes and sizes—retransmission consent.

Now, he’s introduced a bill in the House of Representatives that is all about ATSC 3.0, and LPTV station operators as well as PBS stations may be a little irked by what Scalise is proposing.

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