Dish Backs Broadcaster Antenna Giveaway But cites it as way to avoid retrans fee-driven costs (1 Viewer)


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Apr 18, 2008
Satellite program distributor Dish has very publicly endorsed the latest broadcaster free over-the-air (OTA) antenna giveaway, but as a way to make a point about retrans blackouts., which has battled MVPDs over retrans issues, is once again teamingwith antenna manufacturer Antennas Direct and Sinclair on the giveaway. Starting with Sinclair's KATV Little Rock, this Friday (Aug. 19), they will launch a five-state, five-city “Broadcast TV Liberation Tour,” with added stops in Macon, Ga; Charleston, S.C.; Asheville, N.C.; and Baltimore.

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