A member of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission's broadcasting committee will file a proposal to revise the must-carry rule, as its implementation will make network rental rates for digital TV rise rapidly.
Thawatchai Jittrapanun, a broadcasting committee member, said the existing must-carry rule will probably create severe financial burdens for network rental by digital TV operators.
The rule says the network provider must directly provide its service to the service provider without repeating and adjusting programmes for both terrestrial and satellite TV systems. The network provider may offer reasonable network rental fees without discrimination.
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