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Charter-Fox: Will These Fee Fights Ever End? (Updated)

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Fox is threatening to pull its cable networks, and regional sports channels, from all Charter-owned cable systems if the cable operator does not meet its carriage fee demands by tomorrow.

Update: Fox on Monday night extended the deadline until Tuesday.

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The two companies have been negotiating a new carriage agreement, but Fox has established a web site, KeepMyNets.com, that says the channels could be removed on Monday.  Channels affected include FX, National Geographic, the Fox Sports channel, the Fox-owned regional sports channels, and Fox Deportes.

Fox News, the Fox Business Channel and the Fox-owned broadcast affiliates would not be affected; they are operating under a different carriage pact with Charter.

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“Fox and Charter have an agreement to carry the Fox networks that Charter has chosen to ignore,” the site says. “We’re…

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