Comcast, DirecTV Settle Over NFL Sunday Ticket Ads

Law360, New York (August 19, 2011, 6:47 PM EDT) -- Comcast Cable Communications LLC and DirecTV Inc. struck a deal Friday in an unfair competition and false advertising case Comcast recently lodged in Illinois accusing DirecTV of wrongly claiming that its NFL Sunday Ticket service was free of charge.

A docket entry bearing Friday's date said a magistrate judge had notified the court that DirecTV and Comcast had reached an accord.

“The Court commends the parties and Magistrate Judge Gilbert for their hard work in resolving this matter," said the minute entry before U.S. District Judge...
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