DirecTV Fights Comcast's Bid To Pull NFL Package Ads

Law360, New York (August 5, 2011, 3:33 PM EDT) -- DirecTV Inc. fought back Friday against rival Comcast Cable Communications LLC's bid to immediately block its allegedly false and competitively unfair advertisements for its NFL Sunday Ticket service, telling an Illinois federal court that the ads' statements are true and pose no emergency.

Comcast is looking to shut down three DirecTV television commercials, two radio ads and one Internet ad that it claims incorrectly advertise the defendant's nonlocal NFL Sunday game service as free of charge and falsely state that cable services like Comcast's do not...
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