This Act was designed to enhance competition between cableand satellite carriers by eliminating restrictions on thecompulsory license granted to satellite companies in 1988by the Satellite Home Viewer Act. This Act also opened themarket to allow satellite carriers to transmit localaffiliate stations to their customers.viaKng But The draft legislation preserved the status quo two services to satisfy their television needs. ~a#39; rather embracing (ho future and pro- The tact (hat we are giving dish-prcviders the ability to re broadcast local signals, however, does not ... The question is on the motion offered by the gentleman from Texas (Mr. ARMEY) that the House suspend the rules and agree to ... and also Included a provision that will permit many consumers to continue receMng two distant network signals.
|Title||:||Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act of 1999|
|Author||:||William H. Manz|
|Publisher||:||William s Hein & Co - 2001-04-01|