Blitzing the Statehouses

Umstead, R. Thomas; Haugsted, Linda
November 2007
Multichannel News;11/12/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 45, p40
The article reports that NFL Network is hoping to secure carriage wins in state legislatures as it prepares the second season of live National Football League game telecasts in the U.S. Legislators in several states have either offered or threatened to introduce bills that would either force carriage disputes between cable networks and operators in front of an arbitrator. NFL Network wants basic-cable distributors to place it on a sports tier.


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