Update: DirecTV, Dish, Verizon balk at offer to carry Dodgers

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    Update: DirecTV, Dish, Verizon balk at offer to carry Dodgers

    (desertsun.com) - On Monday, Time Warner Cable agreed to broadcast the Dodgers’ final six regular-season games on local broadcast station KDOC so more fans could see the Dodgers clinch the National League West title. But KDOC, an independent station based in Orange County, is not available in the Coachella Valley. KDOC is only carried in the Los Angeles metro area, so it turns out that Dodgers fans in the desert still won’t see their team next week on DirecTV, Verizon FiOS and Dish Network after all.

    “Unfortunately, KDOC is not available to Dodger fans in a few areas such as Desert Cities,” said Andrew Fegyveresi, a Time Warner Cable spokesman. “If any other operator wants access to the games, they can reach out to us and we would be willing to offer them a free preview of SportsNet LA from September 22nd to the 28th so that their customers can see the Dodgers during this thrilling pennant chase.”

    When contacted by The Desert Sun on Wednesday, DirecTV, Dish and Verizon FiOS representatives all indicated they would decline Time Warner Cable’s offer....

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