Cablevision viewers want Food Network back

ALL TOWNS — As of this writing, Hudson County residents who have Cablevision can no longer get the HGTV or Food Network stations due to a contract dispute.
As the Associated Press puts it, “The spat over a fee increase between Cablevision Systems Corp. and Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. heated up Sunday with cable TV viewers in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut still caught in the crossfire. In a statement Sunday, Cablevision said Scripps is demanding a 200 percent fee increase, which would drive up customer rates if accepted…In a separate statement Sunday, Scripps said it continues ‘to engage Cablevision in meaningful discussions so that we can right this situation and get Food Network and HGTV back on the Cablevision channel lineup.’ ”
What do you think? Are you going to switch providers, or doesn’t it matter to you?

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