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Roku & Fox Sign New Deal; Super Bowl Is Safe

Roku and Fox last night settled their carriage battle, announcing a new agreement that will permit Roku customers to continue watching Fox channels on their streaming devices. The pact means that Roku owners will also be able to stream the Super Bowl on Sunday on the Fox Sports app in both 4K and High-Definition. The

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Updated: Super Bowl 2020: Roku Threatens to Remove Fox

Roku is threatening to remove all Fox standalone channels today due to a carriage disagreement with the programmer. The move has football fans running for alternatives because Fox will stream Sunday’s Super Bowl on its Fox Sports app. Update: As of 5:30 p.m. ET, Roku has removed the Fox channels from its Channel Store. However,

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Super Bowl: Will ‘Upscaled’ 4K TV Look Better Than HD?

Q. I’ve been reading about the Super Bowl not really being in 4K. Everyone says it will be upscaled, whatever that means. Can you explain what this is, and whether the picture will look better than something not in 4K. — Tim, Ramona, California.  Tim, Fox plans to produce its Super Bowl coverage in 1080p

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Updated: Comcast Switches & Now Says No Super Bowl 2020 In 4K

Comcast said today that it’s now uncertain if it will broadcast next month’s NFL Super Bowl from Miami in 4K. Update: Comcast says it will show the Super Bowl in 4K. The cable operator’s Twitter page said this week that it would carry it in 4K in response to a question from a subscriber on

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Will Super Bowl 2020 Be In 4K?

Q. I see from your articles that the Thursday Night NFL games are available in 4K. That’s very interesting and I’m wondering if the Super Bowl will be? That might be enough to get me to buy a 4K TV. — Cleve, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Cleve, the Super Bowl has never been in 4K. In

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Dish vs. Fox: No Thursday Night Football

Q. I am still going nuts over losing Fox on my TV with Dish. But at least we have Thursday Night Football. Well, until a friend told me that they might not have it. What’s the deal here? — Glenn, Big Spring, Texas.  Update: Dish and Fox announced on October 6 that they have signed

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Dish vs. Fox: When Will the Blackout End?

Q. Hey, I just lost my Fox channel on Dish. What the hell! What’s going on?! And when will the channel come back? Before Sunday’s games, I hope!! — Charlie, Des Moines, Iowa.  Update: Dish and Fox announced on October 6 that they have signed a new deal, ending the blackout. Charlie, Dish and its

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Will Comcast Show NFL Football In 4K?

Q. You did a story about DIRECTV and some other guys doing NFL games in 4K. But what about Comcast? Will it show some games in 4K? — Pete, Boston.  Pete,  I am happy to report that Comcast has joined the list of pay TV providers that will air Fox’s Thursday Night Football games in

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