DirecTV (DTV) and Time Warner Cable (TWC) are lobbying the FCC to rewrite its rules for...

|By:, SA News Editor

DirecTV (DTV) and Time Warner Cable (TWC) are lobbying the FCC to rewrite its rules for retransmitting broadcast TV channels. The current rules allow broadcasters such as DIS, NWS, CBS, and CMCSA's NBC unit to charge hefty retransmission fees; and that, in turn, has led to showdowns with cable and satellite providers.