[B-R-I] Re: CRTC approves WBTS-LD for Canadian carriagec
Sun Jan 1 17:20:54 EST 2017
And WMTW, being Hearst, would have no incentive to cooperate to make things
easier for WCVB's new competitor.
On Jan 1, 2017 4:07 PM, "Jeff Lehmann" <email@example.com> wrote:
> I believe they didn't choose 8/808 because 808 is where WLVI's HD channel
> is on most Comcast systems. They probably didn't want to deal with Ansin's
> complaints if they went and moved WLVI to a lesser position.
> Jeff Lehmann
> > On Jan 1, 2017, at 12:53 PM, Kaimbridge M. GoldChild
> <Kaimbridge@Gmail.com> wrote:
> > Kevin Vahey wrote,
> > > Early this morning the only ID showing on Comcast is WBTS-TV
> > Yes, *early* this morning and previous (for Ch.10, and “WBTSHD”
> > for Ch.810).
> > By 11am, however, the on-screen IDs are now just “NBC” for Ch.10
> > and “NBCHD” for Ch.810, period—no attribution to either WBTS or
> > WNEU (which I suppose is perfectly legit, since it is received
> > directly via fiber/cable from the headend and not OTA!).
> > This whole RF-Ch.s 18(WMFP)/34(WNEU)/46(WBTS-LD) arrangement is
> > ambiguous and murky, at best!
> > Is there a reason why they picked Ch.10 for ComCast (a likely
> > possibility being they wanted to match with WJARʼs “NBC 10” for a
> > smooth South Shore hand-off—?) and not Ch.8?
> > What they should have done is try and get WMTWʼs blessing to use
> > Ch.8-10, in which case they could ID OTA as “WBTS-LD 8-10” and
> > ComCast could then ID them as “NBC 10”/“NBCHD” (or even “NBC 810”).
> > ~Kaimbridge~
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