Kagan: Retrans Revenue to Double by 2017

Farrell, Mike
May 2011
Multichannel News;5/30/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 22, p24
The article offers the insights of SNL Kagan Ultd. regarding its retransmission-consent revenue. The company states that they expect 3.6 billion dollars revenue in retransmission-consent by the end of 2017 from its 1.14 billion dollars gross in 2010. The company mentions that the cable sports network ESPN is anticipated to receive affiliate fees of 4.76 dollars per month per subscriber in 2011 against about 75 cents per month per subscriber for broadcasters with high viewership.


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