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The retransmission consent process allows broadcasters to negotiate for the retransmission of their programming by cable and satellite operators. This negotiation process allows local television stations to continue to provide the best content and services for their viewers and communities and the system is working as intended. Click the images below to view and download high-resolution PDF advertisements supporting the current retransmission consent process. These ads can be used by stations to help advocate this issue on their websites or other forums.
Compromise benefits TV viewers
An op-ed from NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith
Politico November 16, 2010
Click here for a printable issue sheet on retransmission consent.
Retransmission Consent Revenue at Work: Reinvesting in Local News and Programming.
Joint Broadcaster Associations Final Opposition to Retransmission Consent Petition
The Economics of Retransmission Consent
Retransmission Consent and Economic Welfare: A Reply to Compass Lexecon