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eco
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join:2001-11-28
Wilmington, DE
reply to Snakeoil

Re: So can comcast restrict access to NBC?

Simple answer: no. FCC rules prevent it.


Snakeoil
Ignore Button. The coward's feature.
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Mentor, OH
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Hmm, I wonder how much money Comcast would fork out to change the rules?
As they purchased the ok for the NBC purchase anyhow.


ITALIAN926

join:2003-08-16
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reply to eco
I thought those rules were lifted, thought I read a headline on this site.

zed260
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reply to eco
said by eco:

Simple answer: no. FCC rules prevent it.

correct answers yes

comcast now owns nbc there are 2 options for carrying channel nbc on cable that comcast can do they can use must carry rules to require any other cable company to provide it or they can elect to charge a fee say 3 dollars for your local nbc channel

comcast owns the content the fcc give ota broadcast stations great leeway in how they use that content heck in some markets

»chronicle.augusta.com/news/busin···-station

they already took away the channel from dishnetwork briefly

Joe12345678

join:2003-07-22
Des Plaines, IL
reply to eco
also the NHL, USOC and NFL will pull the games if it goes comcast only,

That is going past NFL ST that is out of market games.