Q. Has there been any word about cable and satellite TV giving refunds for regional sports channels during the Coronavirus? After all, they don’t have any live sports now so we are not getting what we were promised when we signed up. My monthly regional sports fee is more than $10 a month with Optimum.
Q. I was thinking of getting DIRECTV or Dish to get more channels than I am now getting from YouTube TV. But I was wondering whether it’s safe for the guy to come out and install the dish because of the coronavirus. Is there a way I can get DIRECTV or Dish without someone coming
Dish and Cox Media announced today that they have signed a temporary carriage agreement for 18 Cox-owned local stations in 10 markets so Dish subscribers in those areas can watch Coronavirus news updates. (See station list below.) The satellite TV service has been without the Cox stations since mid-January when the old pact between the
Q. I don’t think the NBA is coming back for this season because of Corona. So my question is if we will get partial refunds for the NBA League Pass plan? I would think they would by at least $20 or something like that. Right? — Eric, Phoenix. Eric, the NBA last week suspended all
Dish announced this afternoon that it has signed a one-month temporary carriage agreement to carry 28 local stations owned and/or managed by Mission Broadcasting so the satcaster’s subscribers in those areas can keep up with Coronavirus news updates. The satellite TV service in January lost the stations due to a fee fight between the companies.
Q. Now that Major League Baseball has delayed the 2020 season because of the Corona virus, will there be refunds for MLB.TV and Extra Innings on DIRECTV and Dish? — Ike, Amarillo, Texas. Ike, as you note, Major League Baseball has suspended all play, including spring training and the opening of the 2020 season, due