Topics

Karen Bass
Time Warner Cable says yes to arbitration to end Dodgers TV standoff
Time Warner Cable says yes to arbitration to end Dodgers TV standoff

Time Warner Cable says it is willing to let an arbitrator determine a fair price for SportsNet LA in the hopes of resolving its dispute with DirecTV and other pay-TV providers over distribution of the Dodger-owned channel. "We prefer to reach agreements through private business negotiations, but given the current circumstance, we are willing to agree to binding arbitration," a Time Warner Cable spokesman said. SportsNet LA, launched earlier this year by the team, is the exclusive local TV home for Dodgers games. Time Warner Cable secured distribution rights for the channel in a 25-year deal worth $8.35 billion, according to a valuation by the Dodgers and Major League Baseball....

Loading