Time Warner Bills More For What Streamers Don't Have: Sports
Time Warner has implemented a sports programming charge as dissatisfaction with cable providers and their fees continues to grow.By Ben Lawson | January 2, 2015
As the growth of companies like Netflix and Hulu ate into cable providers' business, it became clear they had one trump card: sports. And now Time Warner Cable has officially played its hand.
Time Warner is now charging customers a sports programming fee. Customers will be billed $2.75 a month for a total of $33 for the year.
For Time Warner's part, it says the cost of carrying sports networks has gone up by 91 percent since 2008.