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Diller: Aereo Is ‘Finished’ If It Loses Supreme Court Battle Should it prevail, the company will expand to top U.S. markets

Should Aereo lose its impending U.S. Supreme Court case, backer Barry Diller believes it’ll be game over for the upstart distributor. Speaking to anchor Erik Schatzker during an appearance on Bloomberg…

April 2, 2014, 12:44 PM EDT

Dems Find Fault With Draft to Reauthorize Satellite Bill Politics could derail proposal

A proposed bill to reauthorize the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act, or Stela for short, may please broadcasters, cable and satellite companies, but politics on the communications and technology…

March 12, 2014, 1:22 PM EDT

Broadcasters Quash Proposal to Change Basic Tier Rule [Updated] Draft bill won't kick broadcasters off

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…

March 6, 2014, 7:32 AM EST

Broadcasters Howl Over Proposed Changes to Carriage Rules Add-ons could kick them off basic cable tier

Broadcasters are girding for a knock-down drag-out fight over a parade of horribles that might be added to the reauthorization of a little-known cable law commonly known as "Stela." The…

February 28, 2014, 4:37 PM EST

Moonves: Big Bang Theory Will Move to Accommodate NFL Games Broadcast’s top scripted series expected to shift to Monday nights

In a bid to accommodate the hulking bruiser that is the National Football League, Leonard, Sheldon, Penny and the rest of The Big Bang Theory crew next fall will be…

February 13, 2014, 12:54 PM EST

New Group Formed to Defend Retransmission Consent Will counter pay TV group

Fights between broadcasters and pay TV over carriage deals always makes for good copy, and a new coalition in Washington is about to make sure there's a lot more for…

February 4, 2014, 3:38 PM EST

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear ABC Vs. Aereo Copyright case could determine future of streaming, cloud storage and broadcasting

Aereo will get its day in court. The Supreme Court of the U.S. Friday afternoon issued an order granting review of ABC Inc. v. Aereo. At stake is the future of…

January 10, 2014, 3:53 PM EST

Supreme Court Soon to Consider Whether to Take Aereo Case Could decide future of broadcast TV model

The Supreme Court may decide Jan. 10 whether to review broadcasters' beef against Aereo. The court will announce soon thereafter if it will hear the case in 2014. Broadcasters, including TV…

January 2, 2014, 3:03 PM EST

Aereo to Supreme Court: Bring It On! Streaming upstart service believes it’s on solid legal ground

Aereo, the streaming TV service that is facing numerous copyright lawsuits brought by broadcasters, on Thursday said it welcomes a review of the case before the U.S. Supreme Court. While…

December 12, 2013, 5:12 PM EST

Media General Lashes Back at Dish in FCC Filing Carriage deal expired Oct. 1

The retransmission fight between Media General and Dish is now being waged at the Federal Communications Commission. In a filing with the agency, Media General all but called Dish a…

November 15, 2013, 3:26 PM EST

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