TITLE

NFL digs in vs. Comcast

AUTHOR(S)
Dempsey, John
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Daily Variety;6/11/2007, Vol. 295 Issue 49, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the National Football League (NFL) Network has launched an email campaign advising Comcast customers to demand Comcast to retain NFL Network in their current cable package. Comcast has shifted the NFL channel from a tier reaching more than six million customers to a more expensive tier with only 250,000 subscribers. NFL has also advised customers to move their subscription from Comcast to DirecTV or EchoStar.
ACCESSION #
25418066

 

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