Cable’s deploying more and more CableCARDS for those 1-way, digital cable-ready sets. The industry’s already deployed more than 10K, up from 5K as of Nov 15. Two-way plug & play talks continue, with NCTA gen counsel Neal Goldberg noting most outstanding issues aren’t technical. "They are essentially business issues," he says. So, Samsung, which went out on its own and signed a 2-way pact with CableLabs in Oct, shouldn’t find its 2-way products are technically inconsistent with whatever standard is agreed upon.

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Turner Strikes MLB Deal Extension

Turner Sports re-upped its rights deal with Major League Baseball , signing a seven-year deal valued at nearly $3.75bln. Turner will pay approximately $535mln/year through 2028 to carry America’s

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