The Tester Test: Can DirecTV Pass It?


WASHINGTON, D.C. — As part of the formalities at Wednesday’s Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing on the reauthorization of the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELAR), Ranking Member Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) had an opportunity to speak.

Instead, she yielded her time to Montana Democrat Jon Tester.

Giving him the opportunity to speak was the best thing broadcast station owners and the NAB could have hoped for.

But, just how did AT&T SVP/Content and Programming Robert Thun respond?

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