Verizon Seeks FCC Help In Fight for NY Sports Rights
- FCC Votes To Close Cable's Local Sports Loophole. Tarr, Greg // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;1/25/2010, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p4
The article reports that the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted to stop cable operators from withholding local sports channels from rival satellite and telephony-based multichannel television (TV) service providers. Particular focus is given to the terrestrial loophole...
- Double play. Powderly II, Henry E. // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);11/21/2008, Vol. 55 Issue 58, p9A
The article reports on the benefits gained by Verizon since the offering of its FiOS fiber-optic service in Long Island, New York. It has an advantage over its competitor Cablevision in terms of football coverage as FiOS carries the National Football League Network while Cablevision does not....
- Competition:. // CableFAX Daily;7/11/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 132, p2
Presents updates on cable television in the U.S. Launching of the "V Cast Performances," a music performance and concert tour program for phones equipped with V Cast technology, by Verizon; Plan of DirecTV to pitch MLB games in HD by regional sports nets in 19 markets; Schedule of the YES...
- Time Warner Cable, Cablevision Clash Continues. Larson, Megan // MediaWeek;8/9/2004, Vol. 14 Issue 29, p9
Reports on the dispute of Time Warner Cable (TWC) and Cablevision regarding the carriage of sports and news channels in the U.S. Number of cable customers without local sports programming in New York City; Percentage of increase asked by Cablevision for Fox Sports New York and MSG for sports...
- Cablevision offers rebates to make up for no Yankees. Grossman, Andrew // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;4/2/2002, Vol. 372 Issue 42, p8
Reports the offer of rebates by Cablevision to customers unable to watch the games of the New York Yankees. Contract deal between Adelphia Communications and Yes Network and Cox Communications on sports services; Issuance of statement by James Dolan, president and chief executive officer of...
- LOORAS FINALIZES HUGE 2012 TV PACKAGE. // DIRTSports;Apr2012, Vol. 8 Issue 86, p10
The article provides information on the television coverage for the 2012 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series to include 62 hours of original programming and 168 hours of re-airings for 230 hours total exposure spread across five major networks in 2012.
- Central American Games cost TV-6 about $4 million. Rodriguez, Sandra D. // Caribbean Business;11/25/1993, Vol. 21 Issue 47, p39
Reports on the cost of the 17th Central American and Caribbean Games to Puerto Rico's Corporation for Public Broadcasting that manages TV-6. Amount of talent needed by TV-6; Live coverage of the sports events; Hours of transmission by 11 mobile units; Sponsors of the games; Importance of the...
- Sling International Sponsors Inaugural 'Cricket All-Stars' Series, Helps Bring Live Cricket to the U.S. // News India Times;11/20/2015, Vol. 46 Issue 47, p24
The article offers information on the tree-game series Cricket All-Stars sponsored by global programming provider Sling International wherein the first game held at Citi Field in New York on November 7, 2015.
- TV highlights. // Morning Advertiser;10/7/2010, Issue 513, p62
The article lists several television sports programs from October 7 to 13, 2010 including the cricket game between South Africa and Zimbabwe, horse racing between York and Bangor, and Commonwealth games.