They can charge subscriptions for broadcast TV now if they want to. Apparently they don't want to.rrussis82 wrote: ↑Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:37 pmIt's because they are greedy and want you to "subscribe" and pay what they charge the cable providers to offer the channel to you.. ATSC 3.0 will have the ability to "phone back to" the broadcaster to verify that type of setup.
Does anyone know the exact wording where the FCC requires them to broadcast OTA. does it specifically state broadcast OTA for free?
47 CFR §73.644 Subscription TV transmission systems.
"Licensees and permittees of commercial and noncommercial TV broadcast and low power TV stations may conduct subscription operations..."
https://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/retrieveEC ... .4.73_1644