News Corp. Threatens to Pull Fox Network Off Air Over Aereo Dispute

Media conglomerate threatens to make Fox paid subscription in light of legal dispute.


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be newsNews Corp. has threatened to pull the Fox Network off the air and make it a subscription service that consumers would have to pay for if the courts are not able to protect Fox’s business from the startup Aereo.

Aereo, an online service that offers cut-rate TV subscription for consumers by capturing broadcast signals over thousands of antennas at one time, is coming under fire by the television industry which sees Aereo as a threat to its ability to control subscription fees and generate advertising income–which are its two main sources of revenue.

Read more at Huffington Post.