Dish, Raycom Reach Retrans Deal

Just-in-time pact covers 41 stations
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Dish Network said it reached a retransmission-consent agreement with Raycom Media by the 6 p.m. Aug. 4 deadline, avoiding a blackout of 41 stations.

As the deadline approached, Raycom had begun warning Dish customers its stations could go dark.

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Dish acknowledged the agreement in a terse statement Thursday. Terms were not disclosed.

Although it has a Raycom deal in hand, the satellite TV service provider still is negotiating with Tribune Media regarding 42 stations in 33 markets that went dark to Dish customers on June 12.

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