Dish pushes FCC to act after Sinclair TV blackout

Wednesday 26 August 2015 | 10:29 CET | News
Dish Network has renewed a formal complaint with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) against Sinclair Broadcasting, saying the company has failed to negotiate in good faith, as called for by Congress, and is violating US competition law. Dish said the parties were in talks to renew carriage of the Sinclair local stations. Dish offered another short-term contract extension to Sinclair that would include a retroactive "true-up" when new rates were agreed upon, and would preserve the ability of Dish customers to access the Sinclair local stations while negotiations continued. The

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Dish Network / FCC / NBC / Univision
Countries: United States
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