It's clear members of the Radio Music Licensing Committee felt blindsided by SESAC, which sent this letter to radio stations offering them a deal on rates. However it was the RMLC and SESAC that agreed to a deal this past July. That deal was that negotiations on rates would begin in early 2016 followed by arbitration if a rate agreement could not be reached. That deal also stated that rates would be frozen at 2015 levels until the new rates were agreed to. However, a letter SESAC sent to stations this week seems to go back on that agreement. At least that's what the RMLC believes is going on here. READ ON.