47 U.S.C. § 341 - Carriage of television signals to certain subscribers

Cite as:47 U.S.C. § 341
Currency:Current through P.L. 116-135 (03/26/2020)
 
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(a)

(1) IN GENERAL.-A cable operator or satellite carrier may elect to retransmit, to subscribers in an eligible county-

(A) any television broadcast stations that are located in the State in which the county is located and that any cable operator or satellite carrier was retransmitting to subscribers in the county on January 1, 2004; or

(B) up to 2 television broadcast stations located in the State in which the county is located, if the number of television broadcast stations that the cable operator or satellite carrier is authorized to carry under paragraph (1) is less than 3.

(2) DEEMED SIGNIFICANTLY VIEWED.-A station described in subsection (a) is deemed to be significantly viewed in the eligible county within the meaning of section 76.54 of the Commission's regulations ( 47 CFR 76.54 ).

(3) DEFINITION OF ELIGIBLE COUNTY.-For purposes of this section, the term "eligible county" means any 1 of 4 counties that-

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