This could be massive. Bars like HENRY's in Berkeley and Sharkeez in the South Bay of LA had to choose between NFL AND PAC12. Direct TV threatened any bar that got a Time Warner Subscription for Pac12 with a blackout.
Now, bars can switch, or Direct TV will have carry Pac12.
The National Football League and Time Warner Cable Inc. resolved a nine-year impasse with an agreement that brings the league’s NFL Networkand RedZone Channel to millions more U.S. homes. NFL and the nation’s second-largest cable system operator announced the multiyear deal late yesterday but did not disclose terms. Under a programming partnership Time Warner also made a deal for Bright House Networks to carry NFL and RedZone. Carriage begins today but the first live game TWC customers can watch will be Thursday’s matchup between the Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns.