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DirecTV next in line to get internet TV rights from Disney

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http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/03/06/us-directv-disney-idUSBREA242GU20140306

Looks like Dish’s (S DISH) internet TV deal with Disney (S DIS) may open the floodgates for news about similar arrangements: Reuters is reporting that DirecTV is in negotiations with Disney about also launching an internet-based TV service with programming from ABC and ESPN. DirecTV’s retransmission agreement with Disney is up soon, so the timing couldn’t be better.