[mythtv-users] Somewhat OT: Comcast takeover of NBC Universal

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Sat Dec 5 22:43:58 UTC 2009

On Saturday 05 December 2009 03:34:52 pm David Brodbeck wrote:
> On Dec 5, 2009, at 6:54 AM, Devin Heitmueller wrote:
> > 2.  Comcast can make NBC a cable-only channel - eliminating the OTA
> > version entirely.  Again, this reduces the chances of switching to OTA
> > or could force people on OTA to get cable if they want to continue
> > getting NBC programming.
> I don't see that happening.
> As strange as it may seem in this era of widespread cable and
> satellite TV, a broadcast network (heck, just a broadcast *station*)
> is still an incredibly valuable thing to own.

Very true. It's a license to print money.

This may change with time, but the licensees will demand something of equal 
value in return.

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