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Dish Network drops NFL Network and NFL RedZone in a dispute over subscriber fees

Dish Network drops NFL Network and NFL RedZone in a dispute over subscriber fees

Dish Network has dropped the NFL Network and NFL RedZone in a dispute over fees it pays to carry the channels.

The channels went dark at 4 p.m. Pacific time Thursday, according to a statement issued by the NFL, which owns and operates them.

In a statement, Dish said: “Our contract with NFL Network has expired. We remain open to a fair offer that allows us to carry this content at an appropriate value to our customers.”

The move marks the second blackout this week for the nearly 14 million customers of the satellite TV company, based in Englewood, Colo. On Sunday, Dish pulled Tribune Media’s 42 TV stations across the country, including Los Angeles CW...

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