Direct TV – PAC 12 Football Agreement

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It is Not Done Yet… As a new college football season kicks off this week, gobs of fans around the state andacross the nation may be unable to watch Pac-12 teams play on the conference’s new .That’s because they’re subscribers to DirecTV, which has not signed an agreement to carry the Pac-12 Networks to its nearly 20 million customers.

“We are working on it. We are working on it daily,” Gary Stevenson, chief executive officer for Pac-12 Networks, said of the negotiations.

He wouldn’t predict whether a deal gets done before Thursday afternoon, when the network airs its first football game at , or by when it televises the University of Washington contest with .

Pac-12 football games scheduled to air on other channels, such as ESPN and ABC, will be available on DirecTV and are not affect by these talks.

Meanwhile, fans clearly want the new conference network to strike a deal with DirecTV and many of them are using social media to apply pressure as consumers.

“I think the fans are driving the conversation,” Stevenson said. “It is clear that each day that goes by they are getting more interested and more passionate. There’s a sense of urgency. I have to believe people hear them because it’s so loud.”

The Pac-12 conference is fomenting things a bit, too, with its Channel Finder. This is an online page where fans can learn which cable and satellite services in their neighborhood carry the network. If theirs does not, the site provides links for fans to send an email or Tweet to the provider requesting they carry the network.

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9 thoughts on “Direct TV – PAC 12 Football Agreement

  1. I have been a pacific coast football fan for over 65 years I WANT TO BE ABLE TO SEE THE TEAMS THAT I HAVE BEEN TRYING TO WATCH ALL THESE YEARS
    I AM NOT GOING TO LIVE FOREVER SO PLEASE
    HURRY UP. THANK YOU

    MARK

  2. I HAVE BEEN TRYING TO WATCH PACIFIC COAST
    FOOTBALL FOR 65 YEARS, I AM NOT GOING TO LIVE FOREVER SO PLEASE HURRY UP
    THANK YOU

    MARK HAGGARD

  3. I tried to cancel my contract with direct tv but they don’t care if we get pac 12 games or not. they force 100 spanish channel at you but won’t give us the pac 12

  4. I have been a DIRECTV customer for 15 years, Your pushing me change to DISH to watch my team. You went through the same hoops on mt. channel??

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  6. I am not waiting any longer.. they really don’t care if we get to watch the Pac 12 or not… I am going to tell everyone I know “DO NOT EVER CONTRACT WITH DIRECT TV”.along with all their other pitfalls….I am switching to cable.

  7. PLEASE!! It is a real pain to try every week to find where my PAC12 team will be televised…. it’s looking to be a really season for my Beavers. I don’t WANT to dump Direct TV; we’ve been with them for many years. Grow up, you guys! Negotiation means giving and taking on BOTH sides! Gimme my PAC 12 games!

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