KOMU remains off Mediacom systems
TV station's negotiations with Mediacom stall
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
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.