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Quadrupling Its Fee: FNC To Seek $1 Per Month Per Subscriber From Cable Ops

Multichannel News gets the scoop:

Fox News Channel “is about to quadruple the fee it charges cable and satellite distributors when it begins negotiating new carriage deals next year, according to News Corp. officials.”

More: “The top-rated news channel will seek payment of $1 per month, per subscriber from cable and direct-broadcast satellite operators that want to carry it, according to a News Corp. executive on the condition of anonymity. That compares with the 25-cent fee Fox News currently receives from most distributors.”

CNN charges 60 cents per subscriber per month for carriage

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