Time Warner and Comcast want DirecTV to pay $35mln to carry 1 season of their Mets RSN, DirecTV evp Dan Fawcett told Sen Commerce. That would put the license fee for the net north of $2.20/sub. (Word on the street is that the net is going for closer to $1.75/sub.) Here’s the really interesting part: we hear Time Warner’s Fred Dressler is negotiating on the network’s behalf. (Must be funny to see Dressler on the other side of the table for a change…) For the record, Cablevision doesn’t have a deal either.

The Daily

Subscribe

Comcast, Nokia for 5G

Comcast Business is partnering with Nokia to deliver 5G private wireless networks. The non-exclusive agreement will allow Comcast to

Read the Full Issue
The Skinny is delivered on Tuesday and focuses on the cable profession. You'll stay in the know on the headlines, topics and special issues you value most. Sign Up

Calendar

Jan 28
Cablefax 100 – 2022 Nominations Due: January 28, 2022
Mar 11
The FAXIES 2022Entry Deadline: March 11
Apr 1
Cablefax Top Ops – 2022Nominations Due: April 1, 2022
Jun 3
The Diversity List – 2022Nomination Deadline: June 3
Aug 12
Most Powerful Women – 2022Nominations Due: August 12
Full Calendar

Jobs

Seeking an INDUSTRY JOB?
VIEW JOBS

Hiring? In conjunction with our sister brand, Cynopsis, we are offering hiring managers a deep pool of media-savvy, skilled candidates at a range of experience levels and sectors, The result will be an even more robust industry job board, to help both employers and job seekers.

Contact John@cynopsis.com for more information.