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NFL Sunday Ticket C-Band???


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#1 OFFLINE   JAMHRR

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Posted 03 June 2003 - 12:16 PM

With the NFL not broadcasting games on C-Band, will the local cable companies that operate a Fox Sports Net channel have to get Directv in order to get the NFL game hi-lights?

The Empire Sports Network which is owned by Adelphia Cable shows hi-lites of games on their "Sports Report". Will they have to get Directv to Watch the NFL games so they can tape hi-lights for their sportscast?

If this is the case, it will be a major win for satellite over cable!!!

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#2 OFFLINE   johnd

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Posted 04 June 2003 - 10:57 PM

The games will still be on Cband..How else would the local FOX/CBS get the right game...Just not in a format that regular people can get. But it is still possible they would pull it from DirecTV, the equipment would be alot cheaper..

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Posted 05 June 2003 - 06:35 AM

Sports and News items are gathered by the networks for retransmission to their affiliates. C Band is used by some, Ku by others - all in formats not available to consumers - except for the occasional ITC feed. The ending of the C Band VCII feeds will have no effect on them.




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