Spats Over Retransmission Down to Wire

Moss, Linda
January 2006
Multichannel News;1/2/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p8
The article reports on the possibility of several television stations to pull their signals off cable systems in the U.S. on January 1, 2006. Cox Communications could possibly lose NBC affiliate KYTV from several systems in Missouri and Arkansas. The American Cable Association predicted that the cost of retransmission consent could increase according to president Matt Polka.


Related Articles

  • ABC, Cox team up in San Diego. R.B. // Broadcasting & Cable;8/19/96, Vol. 126 Issue 35, p16 

    Reports on ABC affiliate KGTV(TV) of San Diego, California and cable operator Cox Communications' plans to introduce a 24-hour news channel called San Diego's News Channel 15. Schedule of debut; Date of introduction of original programming.

  • Cox, KGTV planning CNN-like news channel. Broderick, Pat // San Diego Business Journal;8/26/96, Vol. 17 Issue 35, p14 

    Reports on the formation of a business partnership between Cox Communications and KGTV.

  • Local battles brew. Schneider // Daily Variety;01/05/2000, Vol. 266 Issue 22, p29 

    Focuses on the retransmission battle between Lin Broadcasting's Norfolk LMA station WVBT and Cox Communications. Debate over channel placement; Lin Broadcasting's demand to move the station from channel 43 to a position between channels 2 and 13.

  • Some subs who lost Fox get refunds from Cox. Moss, Linda // Multichannel News;01/17/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p3 

    Reports that Cox Communications Inc. will give subscribers in Texas and Arkansas refunds of $1 off their cable television bills to compensate them for the six-day loss of their local Fox-owned television stations. Refunds as a result of Cox's retransmission-consent dispute with News Corp. which...

  • New $200 mil bird set to fly. de la Fuente, Anna Marie // Variety;7/25/2005, Vol. 399 Issue 9, p22 

    The article reports that China was commissioned by Venezuela to establish and introduce a satellite in 2008. Test signals were aired by Telesur, upcoming Latin news channel supported by Venezuela and other Latin America countries, from a U.S.-owned satellite starting May 2005 prior to its launch...

  • Stations a Basic Backbone. Rehr, David K. // Multichannel News;1/29/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p13 

    The author reflects on the column by Matt Polka, chief executive officer (CEO) of American Cable Association (ACA), concerning the retransmission consent to broadcast television (TV) station signals. He claims that Polka's paper contained several inaccuracies that should be addressed. He...

  • Cox moves to raise cable rates. Reed, Vita // Las Vegas Business Press;12/14/98, Vol. 15 Issue 50, p15 

    Presents news briefs concerning the mass media sector in Las Vegas, Nevada, as of December 14, 1998. Increase in cable television rates announced by Cox Communications Inc. effective March 1, 1999; Mirage Resorts Inc.'s selection of GSD&M Advertising to handle its account; Awards won by...

  • Southern Style.  // Broadcasting & Cable;10/18/2004, Vol. 134 Issue 42, p19 

    Provides information on the television market in Atlanta, Georgia. Cable stations located in the city; Number of people covered by the market; Percentage increase in the total market revenue of Cox-owned WSB; Number of counties included in the market rank among the nation's top 10 in Hispanic...

  • MEDIA & MARKETING. Kovach, Lisa // San Diego Business Journal;7/11/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 28, p20 

    Reports on the television broadcasting of the 1,000th televised Padres baseball game on July 2005 by Cox Communications Inc.'s Channel 4 in San Diego, California. Changes in the viewing experience for the game, including the production of the majority of the games in high definition to increase...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics