Your video/cable TV operation likely runs on the thinnest of margins, so this year’s retransmission consent renewals have the potential to upend your revenue stream. Once again, we anticipate broadcasters will demand outrageous retransmission fee increases – possibly a 100% jump or MORE. We’re already seeing broadcasters tying additional multicast channels to their “Big Four” channels, which mean higher costs to you.
Negotiations with broadcast stations already have begun in some markets and we expect the rest to begin in early October. You only have until year’s end to negotiate the best prices possible for the coming 2-3 years. Now is the time to get started. JSI is ready to assist you: