As I understand it Murdoch, Newscorp, owns 38% of DTV. So I don't get the dispute at all. At anyrate, if I lose Fox News, and no sign of return, I will look For alternate sources. "The DIRECTV Group, Inc. (also DirecTV) is the largest direct broadcast satellite (DBS) TV provider in the U.S. (ahead of EchoStar's DISH Network). It has over 15 million customers in the U.S. and 4.1 million in Latin America. DirecTV is 38% owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation (by way of the Fox Entertainment Group).  "