FCC Chair Wants Comcast To Guarantee Access To NBC Programs

FCC Chair Wants Comcast To Guarantee Access To NBC Programs

In a memo to be circulated today, Federal Communications Chairman Julius Genachowski is expected to tell his fellow commissioners that he wants Comcast to agree to certain conditions before approving the cable giant’s takeover of NBC. Among them: a guarantee that competitors will be able to get access to NBC programs at fair rates, and an assurance that the company won’t throttle streaming services such as Netflix. [More]