AT&T, Univision Extend U-Verse Carriage

AT&T and Univision agreed late Tuesday to extend U-Verse's access to Univision TV stations and network for another 24 hours (until 1 a.m. March 17 as they companies continue to try to reach agreement on a new contract.

The other Univision networks will continue to be unavailable to U-Verse customers.

Univision networks and stations went off U-Verse March 4, but the TV stations and network were restored for the Univision Democratic debate Thursday, March 10, then have continued to remain on U-Verse via a series of extensions.

The most recent extension was to have expired at 1 a.m. March 16.

John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.