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Join Today’s #AdweekChat for a Discussion of Cable, Streaming Video and Cutting the Cord

The TV dominance of cable and satellite seems to be eroding quickly this year, as more and more content becomes available on streaming services or for purchase a la carte. 

Broadcasters Quash Proposal to Change Basic Tier Rule [Updated]

Update: Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), chairman of the communications and technology subcommittee, on Thursday released a discussion draft to reauthorize the law that allows satellite providers to carry distant TV signals in markets where subscribers can't pick up the TV station over the air.

House Subcommittee Starts to Review Communications Laws

A House subcommittee today took its first, small step toward opening the legal can of worms that comprise the nation’s communications laws, holding a hearing on a 25-year law that governs which broadcast stations satellite TV companies can distribute.

TV Nets Sue Dish Over Auto Hop

You could see the lawsuits coming the second Dish Network announced Auto Hop, a feature that allows viewers to skip commercials entirely when they play a program back on their DVRs.