08.29.12 FCC Ex Parte-Meeting of CAC2 re MB 12-68

Revision of the Commission’s Program Access Rules, MB Docket No. 12-68; News Corporation and the DIRECTV Group, Inc., Transferors, and Liberty Media Corporation, Transferee, for Authority to Transfer Control, MB Docket No. 07-18; Applications for Consent to the Assignment and/or Transfer of Control of Licenses, Adelphia Communications Corporation (and subsidiaries, debtors-in-possession), Assignors, to Time Warner Cable Inc. (subsidiaries), Assignees, et al., MB Docket No. 05-192.

On August 29, 2012 members of the Coalition for Competitive Access to Content (CA2C) including: Stacy Fuller, DIRECTV; Bill Wiltshire, DIRECTV/ Wiltshire & Grannis; Steve Pastorkovich, the Organization for the Promotion and Advancement of Small Telecommunication Companies; Jim Smith and Christopher Heimann, AT&T; Leora Hochstein, Verizon; Micah Caldwell, the Independent Telephone and Telecommunications Alliance; Jeb Benedict, CenturyLink; Alison Minea and Hadass Kogan, DISH Network; Steven Fravel, the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association and Kevin G. Rupy, USTelecom, met with Elizabeth Andrion, of the Federal Communications Comission's Office of Strategic Planning & Policy Analysis, and Lyle Elder of Chairman Julius Genachowski’s office. During the meeting, CA2C members discussed the policy positions supporting an extension of the cable exclusivity prohibition.

08.29.12 FCC Ex Parte-Meeting of CAC2 re MB 12-68