Topic: retrans

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AT&T fires back at American Spirit

As it fights retrans battles on multiple fronts, AT&T wants to set the record straight on American Spirit Media’s assertion that the operator was the one who blacked out its seven network affiliates on DirecTV and U-verse.
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AT&T/DirecTV blacked out by 7 more affiliates

AT&T tacked on yet another battlefront amid a flurry of retrans renewal negotiating impasses, with seven network affiliates owned by American Spirit Media pulling their signals off the operator’s DirecTV and U-verse platforms.