Goto Section: 76.1003 | 76.1200 | Table of Contents
Revised as of September 1, 2021
Goto Year:2020 |
§ 76.1004 Applicability of program access rules to common carriers and
(a) Any provision that applies to a cable operator under § § 76.1000
through 76.1003 shall also apply to a common carrier or its affiliate
that provides video programming by any means directly to subscribers.
Any such provision that applies to a satellite cable programming vendor
in which a cable operator has an attributable interest shall apply to
any satellite cable programming vendor in which such common carrier has
an attributable interest. For the purposes of this section, two or
fewer common officers or directors shall not by itself establish an
attributable interest by a common carrier in a satellite cable
programming vendor (or its parent company) or a terrestrial cable
programming vendor (or its parent company).
(b) Sections 76.1002(c)(1) through (3) shall be applied to a common
carrier or its affiliate that provides video programming by any means
directly to subscribers as follows: No common carrier or its affiliate
that provides video programming directly to subscribers shall engage in
any practice or activity or enter into any understanding or
arrangement, including exclusive contracts, with a satellite cable
programming vendor or satellite broadcast programming vendor for
satellite cable programming or satellite broadcast programming that
prevents a multichannel video programming distributor from obtaining
such programming from any satellite cable programming vendor in which a
common carrier or its affiliate has an attributable interest, or any
satellite broadcasting vendor in which a common carrier or its
affiliate has an attributable interest for distribution to persons in
areas not served by a cable operator as of October 5, 1992.
[ 61 FR 18980 , Apr. 30, 1996, as amended at 61 FR 28708 , June 5, 1996;
75 FR 9724 , Mar. 3, 2010; 77 FR 66048 , Oct. 31, 2012]
Goto Section: 76.1003 | 76.1200
Goto Year: 2020 |
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