Truth About Channel Negotiations

We strive to provide the best TV choices, at a value that makes sense for you and your family. With Network fees dramatically increasing and impacting your monthly bill, we wanted to give you a backstage pass to better understand the economics of the TV business.

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Programming costs are the largest component of your monthly cable bill and they are rising at a rapid pace. Some Networks are asking for increases of 100%, 200% or even higher – and often for the exact same set of channels with no new content. Our goal is to ensure we’re offering you more choice, control and value from all of the TV content you pay for each month.

Retransmission Consent

Retransmission Rules
Totally 90s. Totally Broken.

While we have all moved on from 1990s technology; retransmission rules have not.

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Network & Station Fees
About Rising TV Network & Station Fees

Forced Channel Bundles

Carrying individual channels instead of a network owner’s entire “family of networks” is not an option. RCN is forced to carry ALL networks from a given network owner

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Fee Increases
Rising TV Network Fees

Rising Network Fees

Five multi-billion-dollar corporations own or control about 90% of existing TV networks. Their demands include huge fee increases.

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Finally, a Cable provider is doing the right thing!
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