Tue Mar 3 11:42:44 EST 2009
<<On Tue, 3 Mar 2009 10:27:11 -0600, Kevin Vahey <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> Disney thinks enough of the Radio Disney franchise that they bought
> 1260. On the cable side an operator has no choice but to carry The
> Disney Channel at a hefty fee because otherwise they can't carry ESPN
> unless they pick up Mickey.
If the FCC makes the long-threatened move on "a la carte" cable,
Disney may find itself holding the short end of the stick on this one.
(I can't imagine any "a la carte" requirement for cable systems
without a similar restriction on programming providers.)
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