Goto Section: 76.1616 | 76.1618 | Table of Contents
Revised as of September 1, 2021
Goto Year:2020 |
§ 76.1617 Initial must-carry notice.
(a) Within 60 days of activation of a cable system, a cable operator
must notify all qualified NCE stations of its designated principal
headend by certified mail, except that after July 31, 2020, notice
shall be provided by electronic delivery in accordance with § 76.1600.
(b) Within 60 days of activation of a cable system, a cable operator
must notify all local commercial and NCE stations that may not be
entitled to carriage because they either:
(1) Fail to meet the standards for delivery of a good quality signal to
the cable system's principal headend, or
(2) May cause an increased copyright liability to the cable system.
(c) Within 60 days of activation of a cable system, a cable operator
must send a copy of a list of all broadcast television stations carried
by its system and their channel positions to all local commercial and
noncommercial television stations, including those not designated as
must-carry stations and those not carried on the system. Such written
information shall be provided by certified mail, except that after July
31, 2020, such information shall be provided by electronic delivery in
accordance with § 76.1600.
[ 65 FR 53617 , Sept. 5, 2000, as amended at 85 FR 16006 , Mar. 20, 2020]
Goto Section: 76.1616 | 76.1618
Goto Year: 2020 |
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