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#1 Posted on 6.3.04 1908.59
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Anyone know:

Is the NCAA tournament full game package (a la NFL ticket or Extra Innings) going to be DirecTV only or will be it be offering through InDemand on digital cable?

Perhaps those of you that work in the cable industry know that answer...
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#2 Posted on 6.3.04 2000.38
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Call your cable company and ask - I'm not sure on this one.
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#3 Posted on 6.3.04 2010.58
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Looking at my local Cox PPV page, it doesn't show the NCAA Tourney on Digital PPV, so it probably is only on Dish.
However, Extra Innings is listed as part of the Digital Line-up.
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#4 Posted on 6.3.04 2031.27
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It finally occurred to me to go to the DirecTV web page.

It's apparently Dish Exclusive. >:

I guess I'll be sports barring Thursday and Friday.
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#5 Posted on 8.3.04 0939.07
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I think this has something to do with a Viacom/DishNetwork flap. My local Viacom-owned broadcast station was urging DishTV subscribers to call in and urge DishTV not to drop the affiliate, Nickelodeon, or Comedy Central. So it may have something to do with that.


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#6 Posted on 8.3.04 1053.13
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I saw the Dish Network scroll last night on Comedy Central, during an SNL rerun, I think.
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