Chairman Ted Stevens Comments on FCC Report on A La Carte Cable Programming

February 9, 2006

WASHINGTON, DC – Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) today released the following statement in response to the Federal Communications Commission's report on a la carte cable programming:

"If a la carte is not more expensive for consumers, I will support an effort to take such an approach, subject to discussions with providers on the downside of such a process."