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MSO NEWS & NOTES: CNN/SI IS FEELING MINNESOTA
Published January 7, 1998
CNN/SI will become part of an expanded basic package on Paragon Cable in Minneapolis, adding 87,000 homes (Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 12/30)....Classic Sports Network will soon be available as part of MediaOne's expanded basic cable package in all of the MSO's nearly one million homes in MA and NH (Classic Sports Network)....SportsChannel OH announced a deal with TCI Cable in Warren, OH, where the RSN will be converted to basic cable, making it available to about 45,000 more homes (SportsChannel Ohio)....TCI Brookhaven, NY, repositioned SportsChannel NY from a premium service to expanded basic, joining two other affils in the NY area that moved MSG Network and SportsChannel NY in recent months. In total, over 540,000 subscribers will now see both networks on basic cable (SCNY).