Carriage Deals

U-Verse Inks CBS Carriage Renewals

Agreement Covers Stations, Cable Networks 8/31/2012 10:34 AM Eastern

AT&T U-Verse said Friday that it has renewed carriage agreements with CBS Corp's owned and operated television stations and cable networks.
Terms of the deals were not disclosed.
"We are pleased to have reached these comprehensive renewal agreements which recognize the value our stations and our cable channels bring to AT&T's U-verse service and to the audiences we share," said CBS executive vice president for planning, policy and government relations, Martin Franks, in a statement.
The agreements cover retransmission consent for CBS owned stations and continued carriage of Showtime, The Smithsonian Channel and The CBS Sports Network.
"We're proud to have reached agreements to continue to offer CBS owned stations and cable channels to our subscribers," said AT&T Home Solutions president of content and advertising services, Jeff Weber, in a statement. "Our agreements with CBS continue to bring our customers more value with high-quality and compelling content."


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