DirecTV and Viacom are at possibilities over buggy charges for such wire programs as Nickelodeon, MTV, Funny Main, BET, VH1 and Raise.
Their seven-year agreement terminated last few days, and both factors have never find a suitable center ground. The organizations continue to upgrade clients about the argument via on the internet claims and websites. DirecTV has 20 thousand readers suffering from the argument.
On Wednesday, DirecTV launched a declaration on its website, explaining: "Viacom has invested the day trying to persuade the public that DIRECTV is voluntarily eliminating programs like MTV, Nickelodeon, Funny Main, TV Area and Raise from our clients' houses today at nighttime."
In a writing overdue Wednesday, Viacom stated: "DirecTV is tossing around some big numbers that are inaccurate. Here's the truth: Viacom is asking DirecTV for an increase of a couple of cents per day per prospective subscriber. That's far less than DirecTV will pay other developers with less audiences than Viacom. Viacom has always been open to discussing and wishes to get a deal done."
The fight stands out a light on the stress between material organizations and wire suppliers over charges and development as competitors from other material press, such as movie and Blockbuster online, develops.