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Maine appeals court ruling to allow 'a la carte' channel law to continue

Monday 27 January 2020 | 13:31 CET | News
The state of Maine has appealed a court decision that put an injunction on Maine's "a la carte" state law, Multichannel News reported. The law would make cable companies provide their channels and programming even on an "a la carte" basis, instead of bundled up in pre-made packages. The law came under fire from companies and broadcasters and was halted temporarily by a US district court, which said the state could not demonstrate how the new law would reduce prices or make cable TV more affordable. The appeal will go the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

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