12.21.16 FCC Ex Parte-NTCA Letter re Video ATSC 3.0, GN-142
Joint Petition for Rulemaking of America’s Public Television Stations, The AWARN Alliance, The Consumer Technology Association, and The National Association of Broadcasters, GN Docket No. 16-142
NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association adds its voice to the chorus of multichannel video programming distributor (MVPD) representatives expressing reservations about the Commission’s consideration of proposed new rules permitting broadcasters to transmit in the ATSC 3.0 format. NTCA represents about 800 rural local broadband providers, most of which offer video services to their subscribers.