Last week, we told you about DirecTV’s silly regional sports fees which were made even sillier when several blogs discovered they varied by zip code. And when called out, DirecTV made it even worse by saying its online tool which stated the fee in your area was broken.
No matter what DirecTV said, it made no sense. Well, after the bad public relations over the fees, DirecTV is doing something about it and unfortunately it doesn’t mean it’s removing them altogether. DirecTV said in a statement to Ars Technica that it will make good for those who noticed the fee:
“We have identified a small percentage of customers who are receiving some inaccurate bills for regional sports network fees,” an ATT spokesperson told Ars yesterday. “We are working as quickly as possible to notify those customers and