TV Channel Bundles and A La Carte

Multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs) such as cable and telephone video providers acquire the rights to distribute TV programs they obtain from broadcasters under a set of regulations called retransmission consent. MVPDs and broadcasters negotiate the fees for the retransmission and the fees are recouped in the MVPD monthly charges to consumers. The more popular […]

Unbundling: Could It Make Education More Affordable?

Those who cannot afford a university degree face career earnings that are substantially lower than those who are college graduates, and recent university graduates are burdened by an average of $29,000 in student loans.  The high cost for attending college is a troubling issue for both groups. The average annual undergraduate attendance cost for a public […]