Originally Posted by moyekj
Note for you Lakers fans. Currently we do not have Time Warner SportsNet on Cox and they are the network that the vast majority of Lakers games will be carried on starting this season (which starts at end of this month). So please let Cox know you want this channel. You can contact them directly or via this web page:
Not an encouraging response to my email at all:
"We are working through this process for Time Warner Cable Sports Net and
Time Warner Deportes. Time Warner is asking for one of the highest
wholesale prices that we have seen for a sports network; they also are
asking for carriage of both of their networks to most customers in
multiple formats, ultimately using a significant amount of our channel
space. If we agree to pay Time Warner so much money and giving them so
many channels, we will have less space and money for other cable
We understand that the Lakers are popular sports programming, but that
programming comes at an extremely high price. We value your feedback and
are working to keep the costs of cable television as reasonable as
possible while offering a variety of channels to meet the needs of our
Looks like we could well go without Lakers games at all this season - one of the most anticipated in years. Please make your voice heard if you haven't already.
Hell if nothing else they should offer it as a subscription channel for those that want to pay extra for it at least.