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DirecTV reportedly in talks with Disney for Internet deal



(Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Following Dish Network's lead, DirecTV is in discussions with Walt Disney to offer the media giant's content as part of an Internet-based offering, the satellite TV provider told Reuters.

(Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Following Dish Network’s lead, DirecTV is in discussions with Walt Disney to offer the media giant’s content as part of an Internet-based offering, the satellite TV provider told Reuters. The licensing discussions are part of a programming pact that would replace a contract set to expire in December, Reuters reported. The deal is reportedly similar to an agreement announced Monday that gives DirecTV rival Dish the right to stream video, live and on demand, as part of an Internet-delivered television service. “The deal and terms are not unexpected as the Dish contract was the most recent in the Disney timeline to expire,” DirecTV spokesman Darris Gringeri told Reuters on Wednesday. “The DirecTV contract is up next, and we’re in …DirecTV reportedly in talks with Disney for Internet deal
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