The National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) and Katz Networks, part of The E.W. Scripps Co., have a multi-year affiliation agreement that makes Katz’s multicast networks Bounce, Court TV, Court TV Mystery, Grit, Laff and the streaming-service Brown Sugar available for carriage by NCTC’s more than 750 broadband and cable operators serving all 50 states. “We’re thrilled to strike […]
The multi-year agreement also provides for carriage of Sinclair-owned Tennis Channel.
Video streaming providers were originally known as “over-the-top” services because they gave viewers an alternative to cable and satellite. But now one of those services, Sony’s PlayStation Vue, is going back through the middle: It agreed to to offer its channel packages directly to about 9 million mostly rural cable subscribers. Sony says it will offer the service to more than 850 cable and broadband providers who belong to the National Cable Television Cooperative.
A consortium of small cable companies that represents about four million homes is refusing to pay a demand for what they claim is a tripling of AMC Networks’ fees — and are telling subscribers they can get AMC’s popular The Walking Dead through streaming services.
Entertainment Studios Inc. signed a new multi-year affiliation agreement with the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) that includes distribution for the Entertainment Studios cable television networks by NCTC members who elect to carry the networks under the NCTC partnership. “The NCTC plays an important role in representing independent cable operators. Our goal and commitment has […]
The agreement with the National Cable Television Cooperative covers first-ever retransmission consent for NBC- and Telemundo-owned stations and also includes Oxygen, Style, Telemundo and USA among others networks across multiple platforms in and out of home.
A cable organization best known for striking bulk deals for cable programming and technology for Tier 2/3 MSOs and telcos is branching out into the world of TV Everywhere. The National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC), has launched a plan to create a centralized authentication platform for multi-screen services like HBO Go or those planned around the the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.