RSN Rollout—TWC, Comcast’s RSNs Light Up Mon Night While Still Negotiating
Time Warner Cable’s L.A. RSNs and Comcast SportsNet Houston were both set to launch Mon evening, but the similarities don’t end there. Neither has secured much (if any) distribution beyond their owner, and both have weeks before they really need to, with the NBA season not tipping off until Oct 30. Sports media consultants and MVPDs weigh in on both nets.
Actor-writer-director-producer Tyler Perry has abandoned any plan to launch his own cable network. Instead, he’s hooked up with Oprah’s OWN, announcing an exclusive partnership.
Verizon FiOS offers an average broadband speed of 29.4 Mbps, topping major cable ops to be the fastest ISP in ’12, according to a report by PC Magazine. Guess who are the runner ups?