To break a partisan deadlock at the Federal Communications Commission, Chairman Kevin Martin appears willing to allow a $17.6 billion carve-up of Adelphia Communications Corp. by Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Inc., as long as they agree to carry the regional sports networks of satellite carriers and other rival pay-providers.

“A lot of people have raised this issue and we’re seriously going to consider it,” Martin told reporters after addressing television outlet owners at the National Association of Broadcasters annual meeting in Las Vegas.

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