Touchdown At Last—TWC, Bright House Subs Start Getting NFL Net Sun
Fri’s news that Time Warner Cable and NFL Net had finally reached a deal brought back oh, so many memories. First reported by Bloomberg, the multi-year deal literally came together Fri morning, but had been in the making for months. TWC and Bright House are slated to launch NFL Net on digital basic and RedZone on a sports tier beginning Sun, so the decade-long journey to carriage is finally over. But oh, what a trip. CableFAX Daily recounts the journey’s fumbles and false starts.
Half a year after the FCC moved to block LightSquared’s proposal to offer LTE services nationwide, lawmakers questioned the agency’s handling of the matter again—on Fri during a House Oversight and Investigations subcmte hearing.