LIKELY FALL-OUT OF THE REG­U­LA­TION

Impact - - FEATURE -

Sub­scrip­tion rev­enues of net­works may take a hit with sub­scribers be­com­ing choosy and keep­ing ex­penses down

Non-driver chan­nels could

be­come a ma­jor ca­su­alty with sev­eral pay chan­nels ex­pected to turn into free-to-air

net­works With forced bundling game over, the reach of cer­tain chan­nels might plunge

Ref­er­ence In­ter­con­nect Of­fer (RIO) pric­ing could lead to ten­sions

be­tween broad­cast­ers and

dis­trib­u­tors Broad­cast­ers wary of in­creased dis­tri­bu­tion ex­penses in the event of dis­trib­u­tors hik­ing car­riage fees Will lead to greater skew

to­wards con­sol­i­da­tion

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