Time Warner Unlikely To Parlay CBS Blackout Into New Regs

Law360, New York (August 8, 2013, 7:11 PM EDT) -- Time Warner Cable Inc. told New York City lawmakers Thursday that broadcasters like CBS Corp. should be forced to enter into arbitration before fights over retransmission fees lead to blackouts, but experts say the high-profile contract tiff is unlikely to prompt changes from Washington.

The New York-based giants have been unable to reach accord over how much Time Warner should pay CBS to carry its content in large markets including New York City and Los Angeles. Time Warner's comments came as the City Council called both...
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