August 13, 2019 / 10:09 PM / 8 days ago

NFL and DirecTV can't shake antitrust case over 'Sunday Ticket' TV rights

A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a putative class action alleging the National Football League’s telecasting agreement with AT&T Inc’s DirecTV unit unlawfully blocked competition.

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower court ruling that dismissed an antitrust case filed against the NFL and DirecTV on behalf of subscribers to their NFL Sunday Ticket service, which caters to people who follow a team not in their local television market.

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