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Charter Sues California Town In Northwest Dispute

Charter is suing the city of El Centro, California to stop what it calls “an unlawful interference” in the carriage dispute between the cable operator and Northwest Broadcasting. Charter has been without 11 Northwest-owned local stations since February 1 due to a dispute between the two companies over carriage fees. Click Amazon: Roku Streaming Stick:

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Can You Watch SportsNet LA Via Streaming?

Q. I know all about the big fight over SportsNet LA with DIRECTV and everyone else. But is there any way at all to watch the Dodgers through streaming? Certainly it’s available somewhere online, right? — Bev, Los Angeles. SportsNet LA, the TV home of the Los Angeles Dodgers, is not available on any cable

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Charter Is Having a Bad, Bad Week

Don’t blame Charter CEO Tom Rutledge if he decides to stay in bed this morning. His company is having a terrible week, and it’s not even close to over. First on Monday morning, New York’s public service commission said it plans to fine Charter $1 million for failing to expand its Broadband network, which it

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3 Towns File FCC Complaint Against Charter In Fee Fight

Three towns affected by the Charter-Northwest Broadcasting carriage dispute have filed a complaint against the cable operator with the Federal Communications Commission. Charter has been without 11 Northwest-owned local stations since February 1 due to a dispute between the two companies over carriage fees. Click to see today’s best-selling TV at Amazon.com! Click Amazon: Sony

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When Will the Charter-Northwest Dispute End?

Q. When will the blackout between Charter and Northwest Broadcasting end? For goodness sakes, it’s been over a month now and I am still missing my local Fox station on Charter! — Ron, Syracuse, New York. Ron, as you know, Charter has been without 11 Northwest-owned local stations now for six weeks due to a

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Second Town Takes Action Against Charter In Fee Fight

Jackson, Wyoming has become the second town to take action against Charter due to the cable operator’s five-week-old fee fight with Northwest Broadcasting. Charter lost 11 Northwest-owned network affiliates on February 1 when the two companies could not agree on a new carriage pact. The companies are blaming each other for the impasse, and also

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Will DIRECTV Carry SportsNet LA In 2018?

Q. Will DIRECTV carry SportsNet LA this year. I’m getting tired of not being able to watch the Dodgers at home. Enough already! If they are not going to carry it, can you please tell me why? — Wayne, Venice, California. Wayne, I wish I had good news for you, but it looks like another

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City of Yuma Demanding Refunds For Charter Subscribers

The city of Yuma (Arizona) has sent a letter to Charter demanding the cable operator provide a credit to subscribers who have been without two Yuma-based local stations since February 1 due to a fee fight with their owner, Northwest Broadcasting. The Yuma stations affected are: KSWT-TV, the CBS affiliate in Yuma; and KYMA-TV, the

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Northwest CEO Drops Verbal Bomb On Charter CEO In Fee Fight

The fee fight between Charter and Northwest Broadcasting that has left 11 network affiliates blacked out on the cable operator’s systems since Friday night has become very personal. At least, according to Northwest CEO and founder Brian W. Brady. The Northwest chief has just posted a scathing attack at station web sites on Charter and

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Charter Loses 11 Network Affiliates In Fee Fight

Charter has lost 11 local network affiliates due to a fee fight with their owner, Northwest Broadcasting. The stations are: KSWT-TV, the CBS affiliate in Yuma, Arizona; KYMA-TV, the NBC affiliate in Yuma; KIEM-TV, the NBC affiliate in Eureka, California; KVIQ, the CBS affiliate in Eureka, KAYU-TV, the Fox affiliate in Spokane, Washington; WSYT-TV, the

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Charter to Launch News Channels In Los Angeles, 4 Other Markets

Charter plans to expand its 24-hour news channel operation to five new markets in 2018, including Los Angeles, according to a company memo obtained exclusively by TVAnswerMan.com. The cable operator now owns 24-hour news channels (called Spectrum News) in five states. They are located in New York, North Carolina, Florida, Texas and Kentucky. Click Amazon:

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Secret Memo: Netflix Coming to All Charter Homes In 2018

Charter CEO Tom Rutledge has sent a private memo to company employees detailing the cable operator’s plans for 2018, which include a two-way interactive set-top for all video subscriber homes that will offer Video on Demand and “multiple Internet-only services like Netflix.” “By the end of 2018, every TV outlet we serve in a residential

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