‘Tis the season for monetary p*ssing matches between local TV stations and giant cable/sat providers. This time Waterman Broadcasting and satellite giant DirecTV are going at it. This may impact Fort Myers’ WBBH. Read the statement from WBBH below.
(from NBC-2.com) – The current agreement between WBBH (NBC2) and DirecTV ends at 11:59 p.m. Monday, October 26. So far, we have not been able to reach an agreement for DirecTV to continue carrying our station.
We have been in extensive conversations to reach agreement and have offered multiple extensions.
DirecTV resells our programming, charging you for its service. In order for us to broadcast quality shows, we must be paid a fair rate by DirecTV – a rate that is in line with other pay TV providers. Read the rest of this entry →