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    Extra Innings - Dish Network or Direct TV carrying it?

    Does anyone know if a deal has been confirmed on this? I thought I read awhile back that only one company was going to carry EI??

    My cable company has not carried it for the last several years so I am thinking of switching to a dish.

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    Re: Extra Innings - Dish Network or Direct TV carrying it?

    Directv has a contract for the exclusive rights for the next several years. I doubt that will not change, but there is a small chance, legal and/or FCC action might change that. Small as in less than 1 percent chance.
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    Re: Extra Innings - Dish Network or Direct TV carrying it?

    I am out of market and DISH told me that they do not have their sports package in my area that would give me Fox Sports Ohio or Cincinnatti. Are there any other options? I am going nuts here. I have not missed this many games in 10 years.
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    Re: Extra Innings - Dish Network or Direct TV carrying it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hey Meat View Post
    I am out of market and DISH told me that they do not have their sports package in my area that would give me Fox Sports Ohio or CiIncinnatti. Are there any other options? I am going nuts here. I have not missed this many games in 10 years.
    I would think they would black out the Reds game even if they gave you FSN Cincinnati.
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    Re: Extra Innings - Dish Network or Direct TV carrying it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hey Meat View Post
    I am out of market and DISH told me that they do not have their sports package in my area that would give me Fox Sports Ohio or Cincinnatti. Are there any other options? I am going nuts here. I have not missed this many games in 10 years.
    You'd have to get directv, and get the MLB extra innings package. A sports pack won't do it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hebroncougar View Post
    You'd have to get directv, and get the MLB extra innings package. A sports pack won't do it.
    Thanks, I figured that out after 45 minutes on the phone last night. This is wrong. Bud Selig you suck. You are creating a monopoly. Watch out boys, this is a sign of things to come for all sports, NFL Channel? I think you will see similar actions from all major sports in the next few years.

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    Re: Extra Innings - Dish Network or Direct TV carrying it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hey Meat View Post
    Thanks, I figured that out after 45 minutes on the phone last night. This is wrong. Bud Selig you suck. You are creating a monopoly.

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    Re: Extra Innings - Dish Network or Direct TV carrying it?

    I don't think anything is official at this point.
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    Re: Extra Innings - Dish Network or Direct TV carrying it?

    Nothing is official yet but according to today's Los Angeles Times the deal with Directv is imminent and could be announced as soon as today.

    http://www.latimes.com/sports/baseba...ck=1&cset=true

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reds Fanatic View Post
    Nothing is official yet but according to today's Los Angeles Times the deal with Directv is imminent and could be announced as soon as today.
    ... been hearing that everyday for the last month.
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    Re: Extra Innings - Dish Network or Direct TV carrying it?

    Thanks everyone!

    I'll decide what to do a week or so before the season starts!

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    Re: Extra Innings - Dish Network or Direct TV carrying it?

    I still think this is a raw deal. I have been getting MLBEI for the last several seasons and now this year I can't! I can't get a dish with the way my house sits. This is BS!

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    Re: Extra Innings - Dish Network or Direct TV carrying it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Krash View Post
    I still think this is a raw deal. I have been getting MLBEI for the last several seasons and now this year I can't! I can't get a dish with the way my house sits. This is BS!
    Here is the announcement. http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix....143&highlight=

    Call your cable company and tell them to ante up, the provision is there if they want to. No one is creating a monopoly, it's a question of whether cable and Dish want to agree to the deal or not.

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    Re: Extra Innings - Dish Network or Direct TV carrying it?

    Quote Originally Posted by hebroncougar View Post
    Here is the announcement. http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix....143&highlight=

    Call your cable company and tell them to ante up, the provision is there if they want to. No one is creating a monopoly, it's a question of whether cable and Dish want to agree to the deal or not.
    Thanks, a good buddy of mine who is a Red Sox fan just called me and filled me in already.

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    Re: Extra Innings - Dish Network or Direct TV carrying it?

    Quote Originally Posted by TeamDunn View Post
    Does anyone know if a deal has been confirmed on this? I thought I read awhile back that only one company was going to carry EI??

    My cable company has not carried it for the last several years so I am thinking of switching to a dish.

    Thanks!

    I see you are in Northern Kentucky and you are most likey in the Reds Market. Unless you want extra innings to view other teams outside the Reds, you will get no benefit from the Extra Inning package. Both Dish and Directv should be able to provide you Fox Sports Ohio/Cincinnati for all Reds games broadcast marketed broadcast. You will not be able to see the Dodgers at Reds if Los Angeles Fox Sports is only carrying the game.


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