MSG Eyeing Rate Hike?

Farrell, Mike
December 2009
Multichannel News;12/21/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 47, p29
The article reports on the plan of Internet and digital television provider Cablevision Systems Corp. to spin off its Madison Square Garden (MSG) unit and to increase the rate for its regional sports networks in New York City. According to Richard Greenfield, media analyst from Pali Research, it will generate more revenues and cash flow for the company. Moreover, the spin off include MSG arena, professional sports teams, and the regional MSG Networks sports channels.


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