Comcast Sues DirecTV Over NFL Promotion

Cable TV giant Comcast Corporation is suing DirecTV over an NFL promotion. 

In a lawsuit filed this week, Comcast accuses DirecTV of false advertising, consumer fraud and unfair competition.  Comcast claims DirecTV fails to disclose a two-year contract requirement when advertising its NFL program package as “free.”  Meanwhile, a DirecTV spokesperson says Comcast’s claims are “completely without merit” and will be vigorously litigated.  Comcast wants the court to stop DirecTV’s marketing linked to the NFL promotion.  The cable giant, which owns NBCUniversal, is also seeking unspecified cash damages.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s