Television and the Internet

Representatives for broadcast, satellite, cable, and online companies testified on the adequacy of existing communication laws for meeting the demands of new… read more

Representatives for broadcast, satellite, cable, and online companies testified on the adequacy of existing communication laws for meeting the demands of new technology. Among the issues covered in the hearing were the Cable Act of 1992's “must carry” rules, mobile TV, video content on wireless devices, and innovations such as the Dish Network’s auto-hop, which allows the consumer to skip commercials. close