Herring Networks outlets One America News Network (OAN) and A Wealth of Entertainment (AWE) launched Wednesday on AT&T-owned DirecTV and the streaming service DirecTV Now, the programmer said in a release.
At the time, AT&T described the lawsuit as baseless and a negotiating tactic, saying "we have offered to carry both channels on DirecTV at reasonable, market-based terms" but Herring wanted to "negotiate a slanted deal.” Herring in the suit complained that AT&T had a habit of "bullying independent and diverse sources of programming."
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Kent has been a journalist, writer and editor at Multichannel News since 1994 and with Broadcasting+Cable since 2010. He is a good point of contact for anything editorial at the publications and for Nexttv.com. Before joining Multichannel News he had been a newspaper reporter with publications including The Washington Times, The Poughkeepsie (N.Y.) Journal and North County News.