NCTC and ACA’s Independent Show gets underway in Orlando Mon. TV Everywhere will be at the forefront. The co-op has enabled more than 80 of its member companies to offer TVE authentication and has completed several deals with programmers for TVE rights. What major programmer doesn’t have a TVE deal with NCTC yet? Read on to find out.
Also in the July 23 issue of CableFAX Daily:
Viacom nets returned to DirecTV Fri with the 2 reaching a long-term agreement for the 17 nets (plus HD channels) that the DBS provider lost on July 10. Now that the deal is done, everyone’s busy guessing what it all means for Viacom and DirecTV as well as the industry at large.
Mediacom’s Rocco Commisso said the MSO will freeze its published rate for limited and expanded basic video for 2 years if broadcasters and cable nets on those tiers agree to do likewise. The pledge was made in a letter to Sen Commerce members ahead of Tues’ hearing on the ’92 Cable Act.
Hearst and Time Warner Cable may have finally reached a retrans deal, but Nexstar is still unhappy.