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KOMU remains off Mediacom systems

TV station's negotiations with Mediacom stall

Negotiations remain stalled between Mediacom and KOMU 8, after the cable provider dropped the Columbia-based television station and its affiliate, The CW, from its channel lineup Monday night.

For months, the two have been negotiating to reach a new retransmission consent agreement that would allow Mediacom to continue carrying KOMU’s signal.

In the previous three-year agreement, Mediacom has provided KOMU indirect and non-cash compensation, such as advertising and fiber-optic cabling. KOMU had sought direct payment in a new agreement.

Read more about the dispute in this updated version of the evolving story in our newspaper or e-Edition for Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2010.


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