Public Knowledge backs Liberman in Comcast dispute

Sunday 10 April 2016 | 23:00 CET | News
US-based Spanish-language media company Liberman Broadcasting has filed an FCC complaint against Comcast for allegedly discriminating against its Estrella TV programming network. Civil rights group Public Knowledge has encouraged the regulator to review the claim carefully. Senior staff attorney John Bergmayer said, "Both smaller and independent programmers often claim to be strong-armed by major cable companies with enough market power to prevent them from experimenting with new business models, force them to reduce their investments in programming, or even drive them out of business

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Comcast / FCC
Countries: United States
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