AT&T, CBS retransmission agreement is the exception versus the rule

Jim Barthold, FierceIPTVUnlike the contentious battles waged between satellite provider Dish Network (Nasdaq: DISH) and the AMC Network, the recent agreement that AT&T (NYSE: T) and CBS reached for content was done with little drama or fanfare. Jim Barthold, editor of FierceIPTV, says that the AT&T-CBS agreement is an "anomaly" in an industry where the "lingering hostility between service and content providers is becoming more apparent to the subscribers who are paying the bills." Read more

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