(WILX) -- If you missed it Dish Network has dropped the Big Ten Network and Fox Sports 1.
The Big Ten schools rely on the BTN to provide funds to pay bills in the athletic budgets.
But in my view, pay television is iffy in the future in America.
Other subscription services will struggle to come to deals with these sports channels and the Big Ten Network, in my view, isn't the big deal it makes itself out to be nationwide.
BTN will struggle to get financial deals it likes moving forward and it will be a challenge to keep the money flowing in if these obscure sports channels get dumped by subscription providers because they don't draw enough viewers and they just aren't that big a deal. Stay tuned.
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