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Universal Sports Signs Deal With National Cable Television CooperativePublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 18 / 14
Universal Sports today signed a distribution deal with the National Cable Television Cooperative, a group that represents around 900 small cable operators in carriage deals. Universal Sports previously had deals with NCTC members Google Fiber, Wave Broadband, GCI and Hawaiian Telecom. As part of the...
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