DirecTV (was TV Guide editions)

Sean Smyth
Thu Dec 25 17:14:17 EST 2003

On Thu, 25 Dec 2003 11:05:38, Kevin Vahey wrote:

> Ch 9 has had problems with DirecTV for months. I am assuming wherever 
> the uplink is for the local feeds they do not get a great OTA signal.
> Speaking of 9, how did they get permission to carry the ESPN game last 
> Sat, but no Providence OTA was allowed? The NFL requires an OTA signal 
> in the primary market (in this case WCVB) but how did MUR snesk in?

I'm presuming Channel 5's signal serves the entire Providence market well?

At this point WMUR is essentially a WCVB satellite much of the time, anyway, so
it's not that big of a deal.

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