Spectrum customers could lose BET, Comedy Central, CMT, MTV, Nickelodeon in Charlotte
Spectrum was shaped when Bright House Networks, Charter Communications, and Time Warner Cable merger.
Including BET, Comedy Central CMT, MTV, Nickelodeon, and TV Land, spectrum clients could lose 23 channels if exchanges fall through among Viacom and Spectrum.
“Viacom has made a series of very attractive offers to Charter that are consistent with terms we’ve recently reached with other large cable operators,” the company added in a statement Wednesday, later adding: “While we’re making every effort to reach a new deal, Charter’s actions may force a disruption in their service.”
Viacom says its offers would enable Spectrum clients to keep the channels, enable Spectrum to bring down its clients’ bills and give shoppers progressively decision.
“Spectrum is currently working with Viacom to reach an agreement that is fair for everyone,” the company posted on its Facebook account. “We ask for your patience as we work to resolve this issue on your behalf.”
The present arrangement among Spectrum and Viacom is four years of age, as indicated by keepviacom.com, a site went for asking Spectrum clients to contact the cable supplier and reveal to them they need to keep the channels.
That bargain terminates Oct. 15, as indicated by Reuters, which refers to an individual acquainted with the circumstance who declined to be distinguished.
Viacom additionally created a progression of recordings highlighting most loved shows from a portion of the prevalent channels to caution Spectrum clients.
In the event that the channels are dropped, it would not be the first run through a noteworthy Charlotte supplier lost a prominent channel.
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