Posted Jun. 12, 2013 at 6:01 a.m.

Premium Lock Time Warner, other cable firms offer content providers incentives in bid to thwart online TV

Published: 2013-06-12 06:01:42
Updated: 2013-06-12 06:01:42

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Cable companies are seeking to keep customers by ensuring access to exclusive content while fending off competition from upstart Web providers. Time Warner Cable has more than 300 contracts, and some of them may bar media outlets from providing content to online pay-TV services, Chief Executive Officer Glenn Britt says....

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I've been trying for FOUR (4) YEARS to get RR internet from TWC. The Morrisville office is basically an incompetent clown show that is seriously disconnected from delivering 'shareholder value.' Are you listening, Chris?

Consumer demand will over-ride the TWC payoffs and drive a la carte demand - Roku, Apple TV, and Google are coming on strong.
Meanwhile, TWC and others keep raising their prices, all the while dropping content.
True!
It's all about profit for TWC, not the customers at all.
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