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FCC 76.1617
Revised as of October 28, 2020
Goto Year:2020 | 2022
  §  76.1617   Initial must-carry notice.

   (a) Within 60 days of activation of a cable system, a cable operator
   must notify all qualified NCE stations of its designated principal
   headend by certified mail, except that after July 31, 2020, notice
   shall be provided by electronic delivery in accordance with § 76.1600.

   (b) Within 60 days of activation of a cable system, a cable operator
   must notify all local commercial and NCE stations that may not be
   entitled to carriage because they either:

   (1) Fail to meet the standards for delivery of a good quality signal to
   the cable system's principal headend, or

   (2) May cause an increased copyright liability to the cable system.

   (c) Within 60 days of activation of a cable system, a cable operator
   must send a copy of a list of all broadcast television stations carried
   by its system and their channel positions to all local commercial and
   noncommercial television stations, including those not designated as
   must-carry stations and those not carried on the system. Such written
   information shall be provided by certified mail, except that after July
   31, 2020, such information shall be provided by electronic delivery in
   accordance with § 76.1600.

   [ 65 FR 53617 , Sept. 5, 2000, as amended at  85 FR 16006 , Mar. 20, 2020]

   


Goto Section: 76.1616 | 76.1618

Goto Year: 2020 | 2022
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