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Fox threatens to remove sports programming, including the NFL, from DirecTV

The Fox corporation is warning DirecTV customers that they may lose access to its main sports channels and other programming on Friday, citing a breakdown in negotiations with the television provider.

“Despite our best efforts over months, we regret that DIRECTV continues to demand unprecedented special treatment that represents a complete reversal of our long-standing relationship and is out of step with market terms,” ​​Fox said in a statement posted on the website “keepfox.com.”

Fox said DirecTV, DirecTV Stream and U-Verse subscribers could lose access to Fox programming, including the NFL on Fox, the Big Ten College Football Championship on Fox, the World Cup 2022, FS1, news channels local Fox and more starting at midnight Friday.

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