CBS: No negotiations taking place with Time Warner

Aug 05, 2013

(AP)—CBS says there are currently no negotiations taking place with Time Warner Cable, which stopped carrying the network in select markets on Friday in a spat over fees.

The network says in a statement that it had asked the to continue negotiating while its programming was still on the air. It says Time Warner rejected the request.

"We remain ready to negotiate in good faith when they are," CBS says in a statement.

A spokeswoman for Time Warner, Maureen Huff, had said earlier in the day that "Talks continue."

The standoff means 3 million affected customers in New York, Los Angeles, Dallas and other cities do not have access to CBS.

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Ophelia
not rated yet Aug 05, 2013
The standoff means 3 million affected customers in New York, Los Angeles, Dallas and other cities do not have access to CBS.


WRONG! The over-the-air broadcast still exists, and since the advent of hdtv/digital broadcasts, is of equal quality with the cable offering. That's one reason why, along with all of the programming available online, that people are "cutting the cord".

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