Time Warner Cable Takes Firm Stance on Carriage Deals
| Time Warner Cable Takes Firm Stance on Carriage Deals | By Anthony Crupi, Media Week, Nov 30, 2009 | | With a handful of carriage deals set to expire at the end | of the year, Time Warner Cable has launched a preemptive | strike against programmers who may be looking to jack up | their affiliate fees. | | The cable operator on Wednesday unveiled | RollOverOrGetTough.com, a site that will allow | subscribers to weigh in on increasing programming costs. | On the home page, users are prompted to click on one of | two icons: a "rewind" button that indicates Time Warner | should "roll over" on network demand, or a "fast-forward" | button that allows customers to add their two cents to | the debate.
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