Program prices to 300% more, Time Warner fights back

25 Nov 2009

Time Warner Cable Inc., the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., just announced that it has launched a multi-faceted campaign, on behalf of its customers, targeting unfair price demands by programmers.

Increasingly, when contracts come up for renewal, said Time Warner, programmers – those who operate broadcast and cable networks and create television content -are asking for in

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Sharon Hill

Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.