Making Tense Times Worse, Charter Raises 'Stream' Bar

Umstead, R. Thomas; Donohue, Steve
June 2001
Multichannel News;6/4/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 23, p1
Reports the tensions between cable operators and cable networks on the addition of video-streaming rights in the United States. Decision of Charter Communications Inc. to withdraw the negotiation deal with ESPN; Impact of the issue on the carriage deals of the telecommunication industry; Escalation of programming costs.


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