Another carriage fee issue is brewing in the pay-TV world -- this time over SportsNet LA, the new Dodgers-owned cable channel. Every pay-TV distributor except one is balking at the price to carry the
network, "the highest-ever carriage fee for a regional sports channel of its kind, with a monthly charge per subscriber beginning at more than $4 and likely escalating to over $5 in coming years,"
according to sources cited by Matthew Futterman. The one exception to the shutout is Time Warner Cable, "which was involved in the formation of the network through an $8.3 billion media-rights deal."
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