TITLE

Verizon's Swinging For Extra Innings

AUTHOR(S)
Spangler, Todd
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Multichannel News;3/3/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the plan of Verizon Communications Inc. to waive the deal with FiOS Inc. in New York. It is stated that it is in the negotiations with Major League Baseball to offer its "MLB Extra Innings" TV program package to FiOS TV subscribers. According to Eric Rabe, senior vice president of media relations of Verizon, they hopefully finishing up the negotiation but he can't guarantee that the deal will be done.
ACCESSION #
31207591

 

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