Court Rules That Pay TV's Nasty Habit Of Bundling Channels Is Legal

Court Rules That Pay TV's Nasty Habit Of Bundling Channels Is Legal

Pay TV companies make bundles by bundling channels together in subscription packages, forcing customers to pay inflated fees for packages that are stuffed with channels they don’t care about. The U.S. Court of Appeals could have done subscribers a solid by forcing cable and satellite companies to change their modus operandi, but it ruled that there’s nothing illegal about the exploitative practice, upholding a judgment in a lower court. [More]

DirecTV Left Me At The Altar

DirecTV Left Me At The Altar

Jeff wanted to upgrade his DirecTV service and sign a new two-year contract, but the company changed his appointment to a time he wasn’t available, then canceled it, all without his approval. [More]

DirecTV Viewers, Your Hockey May Be Melting

DirecTV Viewers, Your Hockey May Be Melting

DirecTV and Versus Network — which shows NHL games — can’t agree on terms, meaning hockey fans may be in danger of having their TV-unfriendly sport not showing up much on TV this season.