AT&T (T), Fox Networks Extend Distribution Agreement Across DIRECTV Products
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AT&T (NYSE: T) and Fox Networks Group today announced they have reached an agreement to extend the Fox portfolio of networks across AT&T DIRECTV products including AT&T’s new streaming service DIRECTV NOW. AT&T is launching DIRECTV NOW later this month.
Fox programming available to DIRECTV NOW customers will include: Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, FX, FXX, FXM, FS 1, FS 2, Big Ten Network, 18 Fox regional sports networks, National Geographic and Nat Geo Wild. The parties have also agreed on a framework for FOX Broadcasting Company programming to be delivered to DIRECTV NOW customers nationwide.
AT&T DIRECTV and U-Verse customers will continue to enjoy Fox broadcast stations, cable and regional sports networks live and on-demand through linear TV, online, and TV Everywhere apps. DIRECTV customers will also have access to 4K content from Fox's marquee sports properties including MLB regular season and playoff games, top college football and basketball games, NASCAR races and FIFA World Cup games.
Fox Networks Group President of Distribution Mike Biard said: “We’re delighted and gratified to team up with DIRECTV to offer our brands as part of DIRECTV NOW. This agreement demonstrates our commitment to providing viewers with a seamless TV experience across the full range of our leading brands in news, sports and entertainment.”
“The expansion of our relationship with Fox enables AT&T to offer Fox content across our platforms and products,” said Dan York, Chief Content Officer for AT&T. “And it’s a big win for our DIRECTV NOW customers, who will have easy and immediate access to a wide array of Fox programming, including popular national and sports content they can watch virtually anywhere, anytime.”
DIRECTV NOW will offer customers access to more than 100 channels, including live and on-demand programming from top networks, as well as premium add-on options. Customers will be able to access and stream the service over a wired or wireless Internet connection using a variety of connected devices without requiring additional hardware, satellites, annual contracts or credit checks.
*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
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