Roberts: Let's Talk Sports

Hearn, Ted
September 2006
Multichannel News;9/25/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 38, p6
The article reports on the concerns of Brian Roberts, chairman and CEO of Comcast Corp., on the costs of broadcasting sports in cable television (TV) networks in the U.S. He states the importance of carrying out a dialogue on whether the viewers or sports fans are responsible in paying the channel. Roberts also argues on the issue regarding sports tying with channel operators. He stresses that cable operators must act to manage cost effectively.


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