ATVA supports open discussion of antiquated video rules

Washington D.C. May 9, 2013 – The American Television Alliance (ATVA) applauds Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) for recognizing the real and growing problem of outdated video regulations and for offering a creative solution today. Sen. McCain showed great leadership during his time as chair of the Senate Commerce Committee and his bill – the Television Consumer Freedom Act of 2013 – is sure to generate further discussion and debate, which will benefit the many consumers around the country who are crying out for reform.

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The American Television Alliance (ATVA) brings together an unprecedented coalition of consumer groups, cable, satellite, telephone companies, and independent programmers to raise awareness about the risk viewers face as broadcasters increasingly threaten service disruptions that would deny viewers access to the programs they and their families enjoy.

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