RFD-TV Praises AT&T In Merger Comments

What a difference a deal makes.

Flush with victory after AT&T agreed to carry the rural TV channel, RFD-TV had some encouraging words for the DirecTV deal in comments at the FCC.

It stopped short of endorsing the merger, using the comments more as a platform to push the FCC to put rural carriage conditions on the Comcast/TWC deal if it approves it.

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John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.