AT&T, Fox Networks Group Ink New Long-Term Carriage Deal

The new pact will continue distribution of Fox programming across AT&T's video platforms DirecTV, DirecTV Now and AT&T U-verse.

AT&T has reached a new multiyear carriage deal with Fox Networks Group.

The new pact will continue distribution of Fox programming across AT&T's video platforms DirecTV, DirecTV Now and AT&T U-verse.

The renewal includes Fox-owned local broadcast stations in 17 cities and the 22 Fox-owned regional sports networks.

It also includes FS1, FS2, FX, FXX, FXM, National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo Wild, BabyTV, and Spanish-language services Fox Deportes, Nat Geo Mundo and Fox Life, as well as the Fox Soccer Plus pay-per-view service.

"We are pleased to have closed a multiyear deal with Fox for their entire array of content. Our customers will continue to enjoy their programming live and on-demand on all their devices, both at home and on-the-go," said Daniel York, chief content officer and senior executive vp for AT&T Communications. "Fox has worked with us in this deal to deliver more choice for consumers and better value to AT&T customers."

Added Fox Networks Group president of distribution Mike Biard: "We're pleased to expand our partnership with AT&T through this wide-ranging agreement which ensures that our top-rated entertainment and sports programming will remain broadly available to DirecTV, DirecTV Now W and U-Verse customers for the foreseeable future."

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.