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NO local HD's for Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo Area


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#1 OFFLINE   lionsrule

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Posted 11 September 2006 - 11:06 AM

Thanks mostly in part to wwmt being a pain in the *** to deal with, D* has indefinitely postponed adding west michigan locals in HD. Those of you familiar with wwmt know that both comcast and charter had been unable to strike a deal with wwmt (cbs affialate owned by freedom broadcasting) for the last 2 plus YEARS. Comcast STILL doesn't carry them and charter has very recently struck a deal with them. The powers that be at wwmt are evil devil spawn!

Close, but no cigar........

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#2 OFFLINE   Wolffpack

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Posted 11 September 2006 - 01:10 PM

Can one holdout local stop them all from going up? Aren't there other markets with 2 or 3 of the 4 operational?
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#3 OFFLINE   harsh

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Posted 11 September 2006 - 01:14 PM

Can one holdout local stop them all from going up? Aren't there other markets with 2 or 3 of the 4 operational?

Not having CBS is a definite buzz-killer.

#4 OFFLINE   lionsrule

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Posted 11 September 2006 - 02:07 PM

chief engineer for woodtv8 (nbc) says "not enough agreements in place" is the reason for the halt to the plans. Our market was supposed to go up by the end of august and is now not ON DIRECTS WEBSITE ANYMORE!

#5 OFFLINE   mhayes70

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Posted 11 September 2006 - 02:46 PM

Man!!! That is a big bummer!

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Posted 11 September 2006 - 03:07 PM

As a bandwidth saver, I will just refer to my previous comment on this topic, which still stands and can be found here: http://www.dbstalk.c...4860#post644860




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