LIN Deal in Place, Mediacom Renews Battle on Retrans

October 2011
Multichannel News;10/24/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 40, p24
The article reports on the deal reached by Mediacom Communications Corp. to put 10 LIN Media stations back on the air in seven of its markets in the U.S. It states the fight of the small-market operator against the rising retransmission-consent costs that is far from over. It adds the claims of Mediacom that LIN had asked for increases of 200% to 300% for its channels that multiple system operator's (MSOs) customers could not bear.


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