fuboTV Signs Viacom Carriage Deal

Conglomerate’s nine core networks will soon launch on vMVPD’s base tier
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fuboTV has announced a carriage deal with Viacom that will put the conglomerate’s nine core networks on the virtual pay TV service’s base tier.

The $44.99 fubo bundle will soon include BET, CMT, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., the Paramount Network, TV Land and VH1.

Meanwhile, BET Her, BET Jams, BET Soul, Logo, MTV2, MTV Classic, MTV Live, mtvU, Nick Music, Nicktoons and TeenNick will be added to the $49.99 fubo Extra tier. Also, fuboTV’s Spanish-language package, fubo Latino, will add Telefe and MTV Tr3s.

Start-up vMVPD fuboTV, which now has agreements with every major media conglomerate except Disney, didn’t mention any price increases in its Viacom announcement.

“fuboTV is quickly evolving as a major force in the streaming television space, and the addition of Viacom’s media networks as a cornerstone of fuboTV’s entertainment offering demonstrates the power and popularity of our global brands and programming,” said Tom Gorke, executive VP and head of distribution and business development for Viacom. “This is a great opportunity to continue to grow our reach and audiences across the OTT landscape and connect with our fans wherever they consume content.”

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