The two largest satellite TV providers are going to battle over a recent ad campaign.
, the commercial claims that the Dish Network costs $39.99 a month, while DirecTV costs $63.99 a month, with cable TV at $63.83 a month.
DirecTV filed the lawsuit in a U.S. District Court in Manhattan that accused the Dish Network of "blatantly false and misleading advertising." DirecTV says the plan in the commercial offers more channels than the one it is compared to in the Dish Network plan. The DirecTV plan offers more than 140 channels, while the cheaper Dish Network plan only offers less than 100.
Dish Network's says it stands behind its ad that began airing on Feb. 8.