AT&T/DIRECTV blacks out neighborhood television channels after rejecting Nexstar provides to extend access

AT&T/DIRECTV blacks out neighborhood television channels after rejecting Nexstar provides to extend access

IRVING, Texas, July 4, 2019 – Effective 11:59 p.m. regional time on July 3, direct broadcast satellite company DIRECTV and AT&T U-verse unilaterally dropped the system and neighborhood programming for over 120 stations impacting customers and people in 97 markets over the united states of america. The action follows DIRECTV ’s refusal to just accept an offer of an unconditional expansion associated with the current circulation agreement to August 2 to permit the stations’ owner, Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. (“Nexstar”) and DIRECTV/AT&T to achieve a fresh contract enabling the direct broadcast satellite company (also AT&T’s U-verse systems as well as its’ subscription streaming tv solution, DIRECTV NOW) the best to continue to air the highly regarded development. Continue reading “AT&T/DIRECTV blacks out neighborhood television channels after rejecting Nexstar provides to extend access”