Retransmission Fees: A Dominant Topic At S&P Summit


By Renee Cassis
Special to RBR+TVBR

NEW YORK — TV retransmission revenue. That was, by far, the hottest topic of discussion across several broadcast industry panels at the S&P Global TV & Radio Finance Summit, held today in New York.

S&P Global Market Intelligence Senior Director Robyn Flynn opened the day-long summit by declaring that retrans fees are “bringing stability to TV stations because their revenue is no longer tethered solely to the ups and downs of the advertising market.”

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