Consumer Electronics Association Calls for Retransmission Consent Reforms Within STELA

The Consumer Electronics Association asked the leadership of House and Senate committees to include retransmission consent reforms as part of the authorization of the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA).

In the letter, CEA president Gary Shapiro noted that the outdated retransmission consent rules are causing dramatic increases in costs and blackouts, which are harming the very consumers that broadcasters are supposed to serve. Read more.