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Old April 14 2013, 11:13 AM   #15
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Re: Aereo-like cable, but cheaper

RobertVA wrote: View Post
Lets not forget the media corporations that won't allow cable, fiber and satellite companies to carry popular channels unless the cable/fiber/satellite company also includes the media company's niche channels (Caution: this may include Trek BBS member favorites like SyFi and BBC America) in the same programming tier.
You canít get the popular channel without also getting the niche channels. And you canít get a box of Cracker Jack without also getting the toy inside. Like a niche cable channel, the toy in the Cracker Jack is worthless to most consumers, appreciated by a few and inexpensive to produce and package with the more popular product.
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