DirecTV Now NFL blackout

DirecTV Now is still working out the kinks on its streaming service. There was the lack of local RSN games which were blacked out in the first week and now are being carried. And now there’s the issue of local NFL games which were blacked out on Sunday. In cities where the networks owned and operated their own station, subscribers saw this:

And it wasn’t just the NFL pregame shows, it was entire games as well. TV Predictions says this happened all over the country:

“DIRECTV Now subscribers in San Francisco, Tampa Bay, Atlanta and other markets say they can’t watch NFL games on their local channel streams, either.”

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Ken has been covering the sports media in earnest at his own site, Fang's Bites since May 2007 and at Awful Announcing since March 2013.

He provides a unique perspective having been an award-winning radio news reporter in Providence and having worked in local television.

Fang celebrates the four Boston Red Sox World Championships in the 21st Century, but continues to be a long-suffering Cleveland Browns fan.

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