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DirectTV is the enemy today. The cable service provider emailed customers telling them they do not carry the SEC Network. And then angry SEC fans took to twitter...
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Clay Travis
@ClayTravisBGID
DirecTV is emailing SEC fans who have requested @SECNetwork that they "have no current plans to carry the SEC Network." Be forewarned.
1:33 PM - 19 Feb 2014

Clay Travis
@ClayTravisBGID
Continue to believe that cable and satellite companies have no idea what's coming from SEC fans if games start getting missed.
1:50 PM - 19 Feb 2014

christie mooney
@agfan1965
@AggieOutfitters @DIRECTV @Suddenlink @SECNetwork What carrier is going to carry it? I am wanting to switch.
1:23 PM - 19 Feb 2014

Dallas Shipp
@dallasshipp
Excited that my @directv contact is up in August. Who wants my money? #GetSECNetwork and we will set it up. @SECNetwork is gonna rock
1:27 PM - 19 Feb 2014

Bryan King
@BryanMKing
@directv if you choose not to carry the #SECNetwork I will drop you. You have until just before football season to get it together.
1:38 PM - 19 Feb 2014

Matt Pfeffer
@mpfef
Congrats @DIRECTV you’ll carry the worthless Big10 Network but you’re snubbing the SEC - best of luck!
1:41 PM - 19 Feb 2014 from Lexington Park, MD, United States
You can read more tweets here.
Filed Under: SEC Sports
Originally published on SECRant.com

Comments

9 Comments
Do you reckon that DirectTV will put forth an honest effort? They let The Weather Channel go; had to be more viewers involved in that.
Reply31 months
B1G Network was probably a lot cheaper to acquire. SEC Network will be in high demand, especially for tailgaters with portable dishes, so I am sure this is just a money issue. I have a good feeling this deal will get done before any football games are missed.
Reply31 months
Goodbye DirectTV
Reply31 months
I found out that Dish Network will buy out your Directv contract if you switch to them
Reply31 months
They'll end up carrying it. They're just posturing to lower the cost to ESPN.
Reply31 months
This is totally absurd. They carry the Big 10 Network but they do not plan on carrying the TV network of the premier college sports conference in the nation. How many accounts do you think will be cancelled in the southeastern portion of the US?
Reply31 months
I was planning on going to Direct TV, but will not, if they don't carry the network.
Reply31 months
I will drop directv if they don't carry it. Crazy.
Reply31 months
DIRECTV response to Clay Travis:

@ClayTravisBGID Travis we want you & others to know we are indeed still negotiating with SEC Network to bring it to DIRECTV
Reply31 months
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