NFL Net Cries Foul to FCC

Hearn, Ted
May 2008
Multichannel News;5/12/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 19, p34
The article reports on the lawsuit filed by NFL Network at the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) against Comcast. NFL claimed that Comcast is violating the law because Comcast sports networks receive wider distribution on its cable systems than to extend to the National Football League channel. Brian Roberts of Comcast noted that NFL relationships with cable industry are going to get very interesting after NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue refused to license the eight-game package.


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