On the same day the federal government shutdown, so did Turner’s networks for Cable One customers. One of these stalemates ended, but the other continues. With just under 600K subs, Cable One’s contract renewal dispute with Turner hasn’t drawn the kind of national press as a Time Warner Cable-CBS or DirecTV-Viacom spat, but that doesn’t make it any less important, especially to viewers impacted. We spoke to Cable One pres/CEO Tom Might about the operator’s decision to draw a line in the sand.

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More than 2 weeks after the DISH/Media General retrans contract expired, DISH is asking the FCC to intervene.
Sean Combs’ music net Revolt TV rolled out Monday with distribution deals in place with Time Warner Cable and Comcast.

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Rogers, Shaw Get Final Green Light to Merge

Rogers officially has the go-ahead to purchase Shaw , thanks to a statement of approval from François-Philippe Champagne , Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry.

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