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Dec
12
2012

Verizon, AMC Strike Retrans Deal – New Deal ‘in Our Customers’ Best Interests’ Says Verizon

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Verizon and AMC Networks have struck a new retransmission fee agreement for FiOS TV, avoiding any potential service blackouts. While networks like AMC have been trying to scare customers into calling their provider to avoid blackouts during fee negotiations, AMC recently took things one step further and started trying to scare FiOS customers before negotiations really even began. “AMC Networks has agreed to an agreement with Verizon that is both reasonable and in our FiOS […]

Nov
27
2012

AMC Tries to Scare FiOS TV Customers – Ahead of Yet Another Retransmission Fee Dispute

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Yet another retransmission fee dispute has bubbled up from the pay TV business underbelly, this time impacting Verizon FiOS customers. AMC Networks, who only just settled an ugly fee argument with Dish Networks, is wasting no time getting ugly with their upcoming rate negotiations with Verizon. AMC is running new TV ads and has posted a detail-free new website that warns Verizon FiOS customers that they may lose AMC channels if Verizon doesn’t pony up […]

Jul
2
2012

AT&T, AMC Strike Retrans Agreement – While Dish Pulls All AMC Content from Lineup

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After threatening that they’d sever AMC networks from their channel lineup after an AMC price hike lead to stalled negotiations, AT&T and AMC did manage to finally strike an accord over the weekend. As with all such retransmission disputes consumers get to be used like playthings during very public bickering (resulting in blackouts and other obnoxious campaigns), but the final details of the arrangement are never made public. “We respect AT&T as a partner that […]

Mar
12
2012

Suddenlink May Lose AMC, Don Draper – Yet Another Retransmission Fee Feud

It has been a fairly ridiculous few years in terms of retransmission fee disputes, with customers facing content blackouts, endless bickering, and ultimately winding up with higher cable bills anyway. Suddenlink and AMC are the latest two companies to fight over the higher fees being demanded by channels, with Suddenlink customers being warned via tickers and a new website that they could lose access to AMC, IFC, Sundance and We TV. The channels will go […]

Nov
3
2011

Best Software Product at ATCA Summit

Telco Systems brings home ATCA Award for its BiNOX operating system which powers the Company’s ATCA T-HUB switch blades.  The award was presented at the ATCA Summit event, held in San Jose November 1 and 2. BiNOX is a carrier grade Real Time Operating System (RTOS) incorporated in the Company’s newest ATCA T-HUB4 switch blade.  BiNOX addresses the performance and scalability challenges for 40G applications such as LTE, security, cloud services, policy access control, IPTV, […]

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