Dish Files ‘Bad Faith’ Complaint Against TEGNA


Updated at 12:25pm Eastern

On the evening of October 6, the latest fight over retransmission consent fees commenced. At 9pm Eastern, TEGNA-owned stations were no longer accessible to Dish customers, as the companies’ accord had expired without a new deal put into place.

TEGNA and Dish exchanged words, each blaming each other for the “blackout,” by law, of TEGNA stations to Dish’s paying clientele.

On Monday (10/18), Dish took things up a notch by reaching out to the FCC.

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