Rich Fickle NCTA

It’s a wrap for The Independent Show. NCTC CEO Rich Fickle reflects on some of the big news from the annual gathering of small and mid-size operators. The show drew record attendance and a flurry of announcements, including a deal for co-op members to partner with Sony Playstation Vue for video. “We’re going to do a lot more OTT stuff. It’s a way to create better value for the consumer and these members,” Fickle says, predicting several more deals get done soon.

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Ergen Wants Programming Price Adjustment

DISH chmn Charlie Ergen thinks there’s no time like the present to re-evaluate how much programmers should charge linear TV operators to carry their channels.

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