DISH Statement on Reintroduction of the FANS Act

Thursday, December 17, 2015 3:20 pm MST

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DISH issued the following statement today following reintroduction of the Furthering Access and Networks for Sports (FANS) Act by Senators John McCain and Richard Blumenthal.

"DISH applauds Senators McCain and Blumenthal for reintroducing the bipartisan FANS Act. Sports fans should not get dragged into retransmission consent disputes. We hope that Congress gives their proposal serious consideration.”

-Jeffrey Blum, Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, DISH