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Internet users can now stream live TV using DirecTV Now. The streaming service offers a comprehensive channel list cheaper than most cable providers.

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Some DirecTV and AT & T U-verse subscribers were woken up Thursday to find the lost access to Nexstar stations.

More than 120 stations in 97 markets across the country, including ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC affiliated stations, went dark at 2359 local time on July 3, after Nexstar and AT&T failed to reach agreement. , both sides said in competing statements that they each owe the other to blackout.

"Nexstar has removed its channels from your lineup even though we offered Nexstar more money to keep them available to you," AT&T said in its statement released at https://tvpromise.att.com. "Nexstar simply said no and chose to remove them from your lineups instead of putting you in the middle of the negotiations."

According to Nexstar, AT & T stated "unilaterally dropped the network and local community programming" and refused to extend the existing distribution agreement until August 2.

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