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Saturday, January 15th, 2022 4:53 PM

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DIRECTV dropping OANN?

How could you bow down to the WOK cancel culture demands to dropping OANN?  They do not lie!  The "big lie of the 2020 election" is absolutely true. There is mountains of evidence of the election steal. All the misinformation comes from liberals not conservatives!  My husband and I will be dropping Directv if you go thru this in April. I will convince all our friends and family to do likewise. This is an attack on freedom of speech and our country. Shame on you!!!!

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1 year ago

Me too.  If DirectTV drops One America News I will drop them.

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1 year ago

We will be cancelling our account if OAN is dropped. It's time that we do like the liberals and band together. Maybe a million cancellations at $200/month will get management's attention!

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1 year ago

With all of the various options today, perhaps it's time to leave DirecTv after over 20 years as a customer.

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1 year ago

I have been a customer since 1993, and am very disappointed when you keep dropping channels that we enjoy. Why would you drop OAN? Why not CNN? Everyone needs to hear both sides of politics, not just one. If OAN is dropped, we will be dropping our service. You continue to drop stations, and keep raising your prices. Not worth it to us. 

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They are dropping it due to political reasons thanks to pressure from activist groups.

Use DuckDuckGo for this search, and search for this minus the quotes: "att restores oann"

As you will see, there are countless articles from activist groups along with some MSM like Reuters demanding that DirecTV drops OANN. Many of the articles are from 2021 and earlier. The group "CommonDreams" is the main coalition of agitators/self proclaimed activists behind it.

This pressure ramped up even more beginning around Nov 2021 and has not ceased.

The political aspect of this censorship is entirely about creating a echo chamber, where subscribers are forced to have only 1 viewpoint to choose from if they want to hear anything news related. 

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AT&T sold off 30% of its interest in DirecTV so the decision to not renew the agreements with OAN was a business decision of the new board. 

Verizon, CenturyLink, or KlowdTV still carry OAN, so far, so you do have choices.

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If it was a business decision and not political, then CNN would also be cut as it has seen a 90% drop in ratings compared to this same month last year. It is deadweight for every network to carry at this point.

Rand Paul did a great job crunching the numbers about this.

https://www.theblaze.com/news/rand-paul-boycott-directtv-oann#toggle-gdpr

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Rand Paul? Now there's a credible source.

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He argues with facts so yes, he is credible. Can't say the same for his political counter parts. Especially the ones who backed up the obvious lie that Jussie Smollett tried to pull, and one of them is now VP.

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1 year ago

What can viewers do to get OANN back?

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You have until April 2022 to find a different provider.

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1 year ago

After being a subscriber for years I will be pulling my subscription if OANN is pulled from the satellite lineup. 

Oakland,CA

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AT&T is not the sole owner of DirecTV as they sold off 30% of their interest. DirecTV pretty much makes their own decisions now so complain to them. OAN is gone as of April so you can switch to  Verizon, CenturyLink, or KlowdTV to continue with the OAN entertainment programming.

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1 year ago

Please do not drop this channel from your line up. It is my favorite channel !

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OttoPylot

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AT&T sold off 30% of its holding in DirecTV so it was DirecTV's board that decided to not renew the agreement with OAN and one other station. It's a done deal. Verizon, CenturyLink, and KlowdTV still carry OAN so you do have options.

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I was an employee at Hughes Communication Inc. back in the early 90's and helped develop DirectV as a business, was involved with Beta Testing and the initial rollout of DirecTV.  I have been a customer since the beginning...  

Letting you know, if OAN is removed from programming, I will be dropping DirecTV service and will advise anyone and everyone I know to do the same.

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1 year ago

Please do not cancel One America News.  It is one of our favorite programs.  I have been with Direct many years and do not want to have to switch to Spectrum.  But I will.

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1tazman

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There are quite a few responses on this topic and I do believe in a way that we’re just “preaching to the choir.”

I recommend calling DTV customer service, granted, it’ll someone who barely can speak English and is at a computer screen 8,000 miles away but, maybe, the calls might be correlated and DTV could see the potential bow wave of persons leaving if OAN is removed from their lineup.

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There is rumor that you will be discontinuing One America News Network.  If and when you do, I will discontinue my subscription with you.

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It's not a Rumor----it's a fact. HA!

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Go Woke Go Broke... Don't need a FA CEO telling me what to watch or not...!!

How about they Drop  CNN Gilligan's Island reruns have higher viewership

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Well since they are dropping it the FA CEO just told you what to watch or not! How about that!

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Agreed! I

I tried to call and cancel. I was told to vice my thoughts on social media outlets and this forum. I will also be canceling if this channel is dropped. 

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Its already done! No need to wait around. BYE!

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1 year ago

I called DirecTV and they told me that the call center has nothing to do with programming. They told me to go on the website. If anyone knows how to contact them about programming please post it here. I could find nothing except how to troubleshoot your DVR,etc.

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I am a directv customer for more than 20 years and have 2 separate accounts, one under my name, the other under my husband. I am going to cancel both my 2 directv accounts the same day that they drop OANN. And I will check all my other accounts to make sure any business I do through AT&T is canceled and terminated.

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I have been a DirecTV subscriber for many years now and have learned that You might be cancelling the OAN Network? If that happens, I will definitely be cancelling my account with DirecTV.  I know that there are a lot of other subscribers who feel the same way. Please do not let this happen.

William R. Privett 

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I will be canceling as well. I don't need any CEO to try and control what I watch. They are suppose to host channels that reports the news. AT&T does not get to decide what is misinformation. News channels should report the news based on what's happening. Networks shouldn't give their opinion. 

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As will I!

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I have been a DirecTV subscriber for many years now and have learned that You might be cancelling the OAN Network? If that happens, I will definitely be cancelling my account with DirecTV.  I know that there are a lot of other subscribers who feel the same way. Please do not let this happen.

William R. (Edited as per community guidelines)

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I will be canceling as well. I don't need any CEO to try and control what I watch. They are suppose to host channels that reports the news. AT&T does not get to decide what is misinformation. News channels should report the news based on what's happening. Networks shouldn't give their opinion. 

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As will I!


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