PAC12 programming on fiostv
steven113
Contributor - Level 3

bring PAC12 teams to fios tv in NYC please!!! avaiable for cable providers in august

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HokieDave
Contributor - Level 2

I just read this ...

http://www.al.com/sports/index.ssf/2014/08/pac-12_commissioner_larry_scot.html

... and am no longer upset about Verizon not carrying the PAC 12 network.

"The Pac-12 Network insists on identical subscriber fees (usually a few dollars per month) for each cable/satellite customer, regardless of whether or not that household is in the conference's six-state "footprint" (California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Utah and Colorado). The SEC Network, on the other hand, is charging more per subscriber in SEC country than it is nationwide."

That is completely and utterly ridiculous.  "A few dollars per subscriber" for the PAC 12 network outside of their footprint?  That's absurd.

I love college football and want all of the channels that carry it ... but this is a ridiculous demand.

Caps09
Specialist - Level 2

It's probably more like close to a dollar, but still ridiculous if they want that much for the whole country. The other college sports channels will charge around a dollar per subscriber in their footprints, then 10 cents or a quarter per month (also on less subscribed packages) for those outside their regions.

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stephedr
Enthusiast - Level 1

While I understand that we as viewers are constantly passed on atrocious fees for channels i think that teh big picture should be realized.  SIngle team channels should be dropped (YES, Longhorn Network).  But those that bring a group of teams are better for a wider base (Big 10, Pac 12, SEC, MLB, NFL, NHL, NBA).  So when will verizon stop snubbing the west coast and get a deal worked out with the PAC 12 network.  My contract is up this fall.

tns2
Community Leader
Community Leader

@stephedr wrote:

While I understand that we as viewers are constantly passed on atrocious fees for channels i think that teh big picture should be realized.  SIngle team channels should be dropped (YES, Longhorn Network).  But those that bring a group of teams are better for a wider base (Big 10, Pac 12, SEC, MLB, NFL, NHL, NBA).  So when will verizon stop snubbing the west coast and get a deal worked out with the PAC 12 network.  My contract is up this fall.


A lot depends on the DEAL that Verizon gets.  Some deals demand a fee for all customers at the same rate.  Some don't demand that they be shown in all markets, etc.   And some just plain want very high rates.

Verizon and these various Sports networks almost never reveal the details of any deal or negotiations.

ChrisGroty
Newbie

When will the Pac-12 network be available to sports veiwers with Verizon.  Aside from Directv, all others have made deals with the Pac-12 network, so it is time to get this done.  I only hope that this is resolved before the SEC network is added, I would like that channel also but prefer to be able to watch what interests me. 

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lindlaw
Newbie

And here in the heart of Pac12 country, SoCal

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