News Corp. Threatens to Pull Fox Network Off Air Over Aereo Dispute

Media conglomerate threatens to make Fox paid subscription in light of legal dispute.

be newsNews Corp. has threatened to pull the Fox Network off the air and make it a subscription service that consumers would have to pay for if the courts are not able to protect Fox’s business from the startup Aereo.

Aereo, an online service that offers cut-rate TV subscription for consumers by capturing broadcast signals over thousands of antennas at one time, is coming under fire by the television industry which sees Aereo as a threat to its ability to control subscription fees and generate advertising income–which are its two main sources of revenue.

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