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.