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channels out of DirecTV
July 2012 12:56 pm)
MUMBAI: US pay TV service provider DirecTV has failed to reach
an agreement with Viacom over the carriage of its channels.
So Viacom's channels will not be available to DirecTV's customers.
has said that DirecTV was not interested in engaging in meaningful
conversation. DirecTV said that it sent proposals to Viacom
which runs channels like MTV and Nickelodeon but never heard
back from the media conglomerate.
said that Viacom was asking for an over 30 per cent increase,
though it had no issue with any fair compensation.