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AT&T, Northwest Broadcasting reach agreement to restore local Fox affiliate on DirecTV

AT&T and Northwest Broadcasting have reached a long-term agreement that ends a blackout of KAYU-TV Fox 28 on DirecTV.


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019

Contract disputes between AT&T and local broadcast stations leave customers in the dark

Every Sunday during football season, the Rappe family would look forward to watching Seattle Seahawks. But when the Rappes tuned into Fox 28 on DirecTV on a Sunday earlier this …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019

Blackout ends: CBS channels restored to AT&T outlets, including DirecTV

The nearly three-week blackout of CBS stations on AT&T television services, including DirecTV and U-Verse, was resolved early Thursday after the two television powerhouses reached a new carriage agreement.


Court: DirecTV owes $15M to South Carolina in tax dispute

A court has ruled that pay-television giant DirecTV owes South Carolina nearly $15 million because of the way the company calculates its tax bill in the state.


Cord-cutters dropping cable force networks to make hard choices

At the end of 2016, a big question hangs over the TV industry: What if Jeff Bewkes is right? One of the best-positioned media giants, Bewkes’ Time Warner sold to …


After its acquisition of DirecTV, AT&T looks at Time Warner merger

After its acquisition of satellite television service DirecTV, telephone giant AT&T Inc. might be setting its sights on an even bigger prize, Time Warner Inc.


HBO said to push for revamped cable deals to fuel most of growth

Last year, HBO added nearly 3 million U.S. subscribers, capping its biggest two-year gain in three decades. There was just one problem: It didn’t get paid for many of them.


Grammy winner Taylor Swift becomes face of AT&T

AT&T has signed a multi-year deal with Grammy award-winning singer Taylor Swift to promote its brand through advertising and performances.


Pac-12 Media Day: Conference moving in right direction

LOS ANGELES – The man tasked with turning the Pac-12 into an international enterprise ticked off the reforms the conference will undergo this season to make it a safer, fairer …


Brothers in arms … and camera lenses

A couple of local brothers have turned their love of the outdoors into a potential career by capturing their escapades on camera. Jon and Jake Hodge grew up in northwest …


KAYU blacked out on DirecTV over fee dispute

A contract fight has unplugged KAYU-TV’s programs from DirecTV subscribers in the Spokane and North Idaho region. A blackout – which began Aug. 13 – leaves DirecTV customers in need …


Motley Fool: DirecTV thrives in Latin America

In case you haven’t noticed, DirecTV (NYSE: DTV) is doing a great job, posting 11 consecutive quarters of double-digit revenue growth. It has been adding subscribers at a record rate …


DirecTV offers refunds for viewers rejoining the service

Customers of DirecTV who paid hundreds of dollars to terminate their contracts are being given full refunds if they rejoin, the company announced recently. The action follows a recent ceasefire …


TV fans drop satellite, cable for options online

Count Jason and Theresa Kirchner among the recent converts to the cord-cutting movement. The Hayden couple decided to switch from traditional TV service to Web-based viewing, saying they wished they’d …


Fox to air on satellite TV in time for football, but contract dispute isn’t over

Satellite TV viewers denied programs from Spokane’s Fox Network station, KAYU, will start seeing them today as both sides in a contract dispute called a four-week cease-fire in time for …


DirecTV, KAYU reach temporary truce for Super Bowl

Satellite TV viewers denied programs from Spokane’s Fox Network station, KAYU, will start seeing them today as both sides in a contract dispute called a four-week cease fire, in time …


Antennas sprout in blackout

A three-week blackout that’s kept some Eastern Washington and North Idaho TV viewers from watching Fox Network shows has sent many of them to local stores to snap up indoor …


KHQ inks deal with DirecTV

KHQ-TV and DirecTV reached an agreement today that will keep Spokane’s NBC affiliate on the satellite provider’s channel lineup.


DirecTV viewers lose Fox shows

A payment dispute between Spokane-based KAYU-TV and national satellite provider DirecTV has left viewers in the area distraught over not getting favorite shows. The blackout started at midnight New Year’s …


KAYU no longer available on DirecTV

DirecTV said Friday evening that its customers in Spokane no longer will be able to view Fox affiliate KAYU-TV after midnight following the breakdown of negotiations between the company and …


Local FOX affiliate, DirecTV talks break down

DirecTV said early this evening that its customers in Spokane no longer will be able to view Fox affiliate KAYU-TV after midnight following the breakdown of negotiations between the company …


DirecTV sued over contracts

OLYMPIA – Customers of the nation’s largest satellite television service are being lured into long contracts they don’t understand with fees they don’t know they must pay, Washington Attorney General …


Washington AG sues DirecTV over contracts

Customers of the nation’s largest satellite television service are being lured into long contracts they don’t understand with fees they don’t know they must pay, Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna …