UIT Alert: VIACOM channel blackout
Cougar Vision: Viacom channels restored
- Cougar Vision Network
Due to an ongoing contract dispute between media content provider VIACOM and DirectTV, the University of Houston’s Cougar Vision service provider, the networks will not be available until further notice. The deadline for resolving this dispute was midnight on July 10, 2012. Negotiations between VIACOM and DirectTV are still ongoing and it is our hope that these channels will be restored shortly. We will be monitoring the situation closely. We apologize for the inconvenience.
The following networks will not be available until further notice:
- BET NETWORKS
- COMEDY CENTRAL
- NICKELODEON - NICK JR.
- NICK AT NITE
- TV LAND
- VH1 CLASSIC
Cougar Village channels affected by the VIACOM - DirectTV negotiations include: 32, 33, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 79.