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By Dan Rudy 

GCI-FOX spat sidelines Sunday football broadcasts


November 30, 2017

Dan Rudy/ Wrangell Sentinel

A worker with General Communications Inc. does work on the lines along Church Street on November 21.

Sports fans and other television viewers subscribing to General Communication Inc. have likely noticed that its FOX programming has been absent for most of the month.

Since November 8 the telecommunications provider has been unable to show FOX in Southeast Alaska due to a

contract row with television station KJUD. Based in Juneau, the television station is an ABC affiliate owned by Vision Alaska LLC, and in addition to FOX, carries programming for the CW network.

In a media release GCI explained its contract with KJUD is one of many it negotiates with programmers in order to provide conten...

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