Looks like another retransmission fees battle leading up to a major sports event again (just like the World Series in October 2010). A four week standoff continues between Fox Network and DirecTV affecting customers in Southern Oregon, Northern California, eastern Washington and upstate New York.
FOX signal still absent from satellite service as Super Bowl nears | MailTribune.com
About 30,000 DirecTV customers in the region served by KMVU in Medford have resorted to rabbit ears antennas or other means to follow NFL playoff games, American Idol and other FOX programming during the interlude. Some have obtained distant network signal, but many aren't eligible for the alternate transmission.