McCain bill aims to break up pay-TV bundle

05/10/2013 | Variety

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., on Thursday introduced the Television Consumer Freedom Act, which would tie the compulsory license that gives pay-TV providers access to broadcast channels to the providers' offering programming under an a la carte system. The National Cable and Telecommunications Association criticized the bill, saying "a government mandated ala carte system is a lose-lose proposition. As countless studies have demonstrated, subscription bundles offer a wider array of viewing options, increased programming diversity and better value than per channel options."

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