Time Warner Houston Thwarts DBS Attacks

Hogan, Monica
June 2002
Multichannel News;6/24/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 25, p30
Trade Publication
Reports the winning of a battle against competition from direct-broadcast satellite (DBS) by Time Warner Cable of Houston in Texas. Focus of the retransmission consent dispute; Amount spent for local advertising in an attempt to drive Time Warner customers to DBS; Number of subscribers added for the year 2002.


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