Cable Battle Looming Between Cablevision and Disney

A “cable company-versus-content provider” battle is looming the will affect millions in the NY-metro area. The Walt Disney Company and Altice USA a-k-a Optimum a-k-a Cablevision are fighting over rates paid to Disney for their programming, including ESPN and Disney Channel. Altice has started running commercials on TV and on their Facebook page explaining their view…

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Fortune.com says the Altice contract is the first Disney distribution agreement to come up for renewal since ESPN has been trending downward in the ratings. The contract expires at the end of the week.

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