Cable Companies v. Internet TV

I have written a lot about the cable companies’ likely anti-competitive attempts to stifle new, more consumer-friendly ways to distribute TV. If this story is right, it looks like Time Warner Cable is punishing Epix (partners are Lionsgate and Paramount) for a distribution deal making shows available online through Netflix.

The cable provider will not carry the premium movie channel in large part because of the  splashy $1 billion distribution deal that the pay-TV channel signed with Netflix this summer, a spokesperson told TheWrap

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