TITLE

PROGRAMMERS TO OPS: HIGHER FEES COMING

AUTHOR(S)
FARRELL, MIKE
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Multichannel News;2/15/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the prospective increase in the retrans fees by cable and broadcast programmers. Walt Disney Co.'s Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger comments on the fee hike by the company and the disputes with the operators regarding the same. It mentions other network providers including Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. and Discovery Communications Inc. who focused on extracting the value from the distributors.
ACCESSION #
48212107

 

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