New Sports Nets: No Sure Thing

Gibbons, Kent
September 2007
Multichannel News;9/3/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 35, p12
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the continual increase of television sports networks that attempt to print money and demand the kind of basic carriage ESPN has earned. He emphasizes the services offered they offered which make them seen as a good way to print money. He stresses that ESPN fight with cable operators over getting rate increase have faded into memory. He asserts that new firms try to buy everything ESPN has in order to get the core networks any video provider has to survive.


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