Week 2 – With No Deal in Sight, Time for Intervention?
It was an awfully quiet weekend and Mon as Time Warner Cable and CBS’ retrans spat entered the 2nd week. Neither side provided an update after putting out statements on FCC interim head Mignon Clyburn’s comments Fri that suggest the FCC might intervene (Cfax, 8/9). So far, affected viewers missed some NFL preseason games and golf. Meanwhile, parties like Mediacom told the FCC it needs to act and analyst Craig Moffet adds some perspective.
More top stories in today’s CableFAX Daily:
It appears that Fox Sports 1 is still working on carriage deals with Time Warner Cable, DirecTV, DISH and Bright House, 5 days before it’s scheduled launch.
A week before the scheduled launch on Aug, Al Jazeera America still hasn’t secured a carriage deal with Time Warner Cable.
The Media Bureau granted TiVo a waiver of the agency’s analog tuner requirement, enabling the company to sell all-digital video recording products without analog tuners.