Al Jazeera sues AT&T over refusal to carry new cable-news channel

Al Jazeera America began broadcasting on Tuesday

Home viewers may receive more channels than their parents could have ever dreamed of, but it’s one they aren’t receiving that has caused a court battle between cable service provider AT&T Inc. and broadcaster Al Jazeera.

Al Jazeera has filed a suit in Delaware Chancery Court over AT&T’s refusal to air the Qatar-based broadcaster’s new U.S. cable-news channel. Al Jazeera America began broadcasting on Tuesday after converting from Current TV, which Al Jazeera purchased from Al Gore in January.

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