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One America News has been dumped by Verizon, the only major carrier it has left

One America News has been dumped by Verizon, the only major carrier it has left

Verizon Fios is the latest provider to bring down One American News Network (OAN), a move that leaves the right-wing news channel without a major carrier, as I mentioned earlier before daily monster. in Notice on their websiteVerizon clarifies that viewers will not be able to access OAN starting July 31.

“Our negotiations with OAN have been typical business-as-usual transfer negotiations such as those that routinely occur between content distributors and content providers,” Verizon said in a statement. daily monster. “These negotiations focused on the economy, as always, but OAN failed to agree on fair terms.” Verizon did not immediately respond the edgeComment request.

OAN, owned by California-based Herring Networks, has faced criticism for for allegedly “promoting conspiracy theories and lies”. In 2020, YouTube suspended the network channel After she promoted a placebo for COVID-19. OAN has also become the subject of a defamation lawsuit filed by it Dominion Electronic Voting System Company due to false allegations that its devices interfered in the 2020 US election. Smartmatic, another voting system company, OAN and other conservative stations ordered to withdraw their allegations of voter fraud.

last year, 16 civil and human rights groups and media cases signed a letter DirecTV urged dropping OAN, which it eventually did. AT&T Show She decided not to renew her contract with OAN in january and The channel was officially dropped in April. OAN responded by File a lawsuit against DirecTV and AT&T, claiming that the companies “acquiesced to political pressure”, and could cause the network to shut down. Now that Verizon and DirecTV has dropped OANthe channel is left without a major US broadcasting platform – OAN is now only available to broadcast online or on select local stations.

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