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DIRECTV BEGINS CHARGING FOR SOME SPORTS CHANNELS

December 11, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

DirecTV has begun charging new customers an additional fee of about $3 a month to receive multiple regional sports channels as part of popular entertainment packages in some cities, the Wall Street Journal and the Los Angeles Times reported today (Tuesday). A DirecTV spokesman told the Journal that the fee “is a way of recovering […]

FOX DISHES IT OUT; YANKS CHANNELS

October 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The satellite DISH Network, which had previously benefited from retransmission disputes between cable companies and content providers, has now found itself embroiled in one itself with Fox’s cable networks. At midnight, Fox halted sending signals for FX, National Geographic Channel and 19 regional sports networks to DISH. But unlike the last retransmission dispute when ABC […]