Charter, Sinclair enter retrans deal

Tue, 04/17/2007 - 11:05am
Traci Patterson, CED

Charter Communications Inc. and Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. have reached a three-year retransmission agreement that includes HD programming.

The agreement, which expires March 31, 2010, allows the third-largest U.S. cable operator to carry 28 TV station signals in 19 markets owned or operated by Sinclair, servicing approximately 1.9 million subscribers.

Sinclair owns, operates, programs or provides sales services to 58 TV stations in 36 markets.

Stations in Alabama, South Carolina, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin are included in the agreement.


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