AT&T Signs Retrans Deal with Hearst-Argyle


AT&T and Hearst-Argyle Television announced a long-term agreement Monday providing retransmission consent for Hearst-Argyle TV stations in six designated market areas as part of AT&T's U-verse TV service.

Financial terms and other details of the agreement were not disclosed.

The agreement covers Hearst-Argyle stations in six unspecified DMAs where AT&T plans to offer U-verse TV. Hearst-Argyle owns 26 TV stations and manages an additional three, reaching approximately 18% of U.S. TV households.