Today CMA submitted a formal filing of the letters it sent to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler and the four FCC Commissioners, Ajit Pai, Mignon Clyburn, Jessica Rosenworcel and Michael O’Rielly. The letters detail concerns over the lack of protective language for PEG Access in Comcast’s merger documents.
- Direct and unrestricted funding to preserve the independence of local public access television channels and services.
- Funding and capacity agreements that allow for local public access television channels to grow and evolve as cable grows and evolves.
- Technological equality for local public access television channels to keep the public’s channels equivalent to broadcast channels in signal quality, functionality, and accessibility.