Dish Exploits Cox's Pain

Moss, Linda
February 2005
Multichannel News;2/28/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p52
Reports on the local TV station, NBC affiliate KRBC, that will be offered by EchoStar Communications Corp. in the Abilene-Sweetwater, Texas after Cox Communications Inc. dropped its TV station in the area. Company with which Cox and Cable One Inc. are in the midst of a retransmission consent battle with both operators forced to drop several TV stations when their old deals expired December 31, 2004; Lawsuit filed by local officials in Bossier City, Louisiana against Cox for dropping NBC affiliate KTAL-TV; Complaint filed by Cox against Nexstar with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.


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