Shared service agreements are bad for viewers, coalition says

11/14/2011 | Multichannel News

Shared service agreements -- local marketing agreements and other similar arrangements between stations -- are little more than a way for stations to avoid ownership restrictions, and they make TV news less competitive while increasing retransmission fees and ad rates at a cost to viewers, according Time Warner Cable, DISH Network, small- and medium-size cable providers and other groups. The coalition expressed its concerns in a filing with the Federal Communications Commission as part of the agency's once-every-four-years review of ownership rules.

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