New England Cable News

Garrett Wollman
Mon Dec 22 14:03:12 EST 2003

<<On Sun, 21 Dec 2003 00:20:08 -0500, Mark Laurence <> said:

> On Saturday, December 20, 2003, at 03:39  PM, Larry Weil wrote:

>> At 03:15 PM 12/20/2003, Bill O'Neill wrote:
>>> Does anyone know why NECN is not carried on the Dish Network?
>> Probably because it's half owned by a cable company.

> More likely because Dish and DirecTV don't want to use up their scarce 
> transponder space on regional channels except for sports, which of 

I'm given to understand that Comcast considers NECN to have
substantial marketing value (or at least its predecessor, AT&T, did),
and will not permit DBS systems to offer it.


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