AT&T, Fox Networks Group Renew Carriage Deal


AT&T has announced a multiyear deal for continued carriage of the Fox Networks Group portfolio on DIRECTV, DIRECTV NOW and AT&T U-verse.

The deal encompasses FS1, FS2, FX, FXX, FXM, National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo Wild and BabyTV, plus the Spanish-language services Fox Deportes, Nat Geo Mundo and Fox Life. Also included are the Fox Soccer Plus pay-per-view service, Fox-owned local broadcast stations in 17 cities and the 22 Fox-owned regional sports networks.

“We are pleased to have closed a multi-year deal with Fox for their entire array of content,” said Daniel York, chief content officer and senior executive VP for AT&T Communications. “Our customers will continue to enjoy their programming live and on-demand on all their devices, both at home and on-the-go. Fox has worked with us in this deal to deliver more choice for consumers and better value to AT&T customers.”

“We’re pleased to expand our partnership with AT&T through this wide-ranging agreement which ensures that our top-rated entertainment and sports programming will remain broadly available to DirecTV, DIRECTNOW and U-Verse customers for the foreseeable future,” added Mike Biard, president of distribution at Fox Networks Group.