Bally Sports to discontinue Stadium College Sports Atlantic, Central and Pacific Effective Dec. 31 at 11:59 p.m., Bally Sports will be dropping Stadium College Sports Atlantic, Stadium College Sports Central, and Stadium College Sports Pacific.
For TDS TV+ customers, the Stadium Sports suite of channels is on the Sports Plus package on Channels 259, 260, and 261. For Digital Customers on the Sports Tier and Family Tier. This will impact the following communities on the listed channels:
Colorado Arvada – Channels 277, 278, and 279 Cortez – Channels 204, 205, and 206 Estes Park – Channels 610, 611, and 613 Fort Carson – Channels 204, 205, and 206 Fort Collins (Northern Colorado) – Channels 277, 278, and 279 Woodland Park – Channels 277, 278, and 279
Oregon Bend – Channels 30, 31 and 32 La Pine – Channels 320, 321, and 322 Madras – Channels 320, 321, and 322
Nevada Mesquite – Channels 204, 205, and 206
New Mexico Alamogordo – Channels 204, 205, and 206 Carlsbad – Channels 223, 224, and 225 Eunice – Channels 222, 223, and 224 Hobbs/Lovington – Channels 222, 223, and 224 Ruidoso – Channels 204, 205, and 206 Truth or Consequences – Channels 610, 611, and 613
North Carolina Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville and Mooresville – Channels 253, 254, and 255
Alpine – Channels 210, 211, and 212 Fort Stockton – Channels 210, 211, and 212 Seminole – Channels 222, 223, and 224
Cedar City – Channel 135, 136, and 137 St. George – Channels 204, 205, and 206
Decommissioning of the Arizona RSN
Effective Friday, October 20th at 11:59PM PT, Diamond Sports Group will cease operations of Bally Sports Arizona.
What happens if broadcast fee and negotiations fail?
Sometimes during negotiations, broadcast retransmission negotiations, local cable providers can’t come to an agreement with corporate broadcasters and/or networks. This happens when the broadcasters and/or networks are looking to maximize their income by asking for increased rates from local cable providers.
When disputes occur, popular networks or local channels are taken off the air to negotiate deals in their favor. In other words: channel blackouts. Channel blackouts can happen anywhere with any provider.
Rest assured, TDS does everything in its power to negotiate fair deals for our customers. We work hard to make content agreements that are in the best interest of your pocketbook, while also delivering you a great product.
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