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TV fee-for-carriage war growing Stateside, says report

NEW YORK – While we don’t have the affiliates-vs.-networks portion of this brewing donnybrook in Canada, a lot of the arguments in a feature story this morning from Broadcasting & Cable will be quite recognizable for those working on the value-for-signal/fee-for-carriage debate here in Canada.The result of the approaching deadline of the Time Warner Cable (#2 cable company) and News Corp (#1 broadcaster Fox) will be very interesting to watch while our Commission decides whether or not to institute a similar regime here.For the full story (and it’s a very good one) in B&C, click here.