This Must-Carry Ask Just Got Nixed


In September 2016, the owner of a low-power TV station in Cleveland, Miss., filed a formal request for carriage with a Leland, Miss., MVPD. The cable TV service provider didn’t respond, and that led the station’s owner to file a complaint with the FCC for allegedly violating the Commission’s “must carry” rules.

In this case, there was no violation, and this TV station owner will now need to open up a new round of dialogue with the MVPD in its quest to get it on the channel lineup.

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