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Verizon To Offer "Slim" TV Packages Through FiOS That Includes ESPN, FS1Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 17 / 15
Verizon on Thursday announced that its FiOS service beginning Sunday will offer "slim" new TV packages that include "broadcasters such as ABC and Fox, as well as CNN, AMC, Food Network and others," according to Ramachandran & Knutson of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Consumers "can then add on 'channe...
WA-based Progressive Networks and MLB will demonstrate the first live video broadcast of an MLB game over the Internet at the National Association of Broadcasters annual convention today in Las Vegas.
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InterZine Productions has relaunched its flagship property, iGOLF. The relaunch includes a complete redesign of iGolf -- both on AOL and its World Wide Web site at www.igolf.com -- and features new co
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WQAM radio, which holds broadcast rights to Wayne Huizenga''s Marlins, Dolphins, and Panthers, have hired talk- show host Neil Rogers, which has "bashed" Huizenga "for years," according to Barry Jacks
Bell Atlantic has registered a complaint with the FCC against Cablevison, according to Joe Schlosser of BROADCASTING & CABLE. Bell Atlantic officials say they are seeking "compensatory and punitive da
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