AT&T Responds To Sinclair Blackout Threat


On Friday afternoon, Sinclair Broadcast Group distributed a somewhat sensationalized press release offering breathless commentary over how its 136 broadcast TV stations could be prevented from reaching subscribers of any AT&T-owned television service come Friday (9/27).

A new retransmission consent agreement between Sinclair and AT&T seems unlikely, given the verbage lobbed at AT&T by Sinclair. Now, AT&T is offering its own fighting words in a matter that’s only escalating.

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