NBC may switch to pay-TV

NBC has said it is considering migrating the network to cable to charge for the service in order to wipe out the huge fees it pays to its affiliate stations

NBC has said it is considering migrating the network to cable to charge for the service in order to wipe out the huge fees it pays to its affiliate stations. NBC president Bob Wright said the economic model governing the networks has to change. His comments reinforce those of GE chairman Jack Welch who was quoted as saying he is considering spinning off the network.

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