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The Dispatch wrote Time Warner, Big Ten Network reach agreement 

Monday, August 25, 2008

BY JEFFREY SHEBAN AND MARY LYNN PLAGEMAN

Chalk up a victory for the Big Ten against a national power. Late tonight, Time Warner Cable and the Big Ten Network reached an agreement in principle allowing the nation’s second-largest cable company to carry the year-old network’s programming.

That means Buckeye fans who subscribe to Time Warner will be able to watch Saturday’s season opener against Youngstown State, and subsequent games carried by BTN, from the comfort of home.

The agreement ends a yearlong stalemate between Time Warner, the dominant cable company in central Ohio, and BTN, which is expected to broadcast three of the first five Buckeye games this season, including the Big Ten opener against Minnesota.

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