AT&T and CBS Corp. have entered into a multi-year agreement to transfer local channels and national cbs programs to AT&T`s video-sharing platforms for subscribers in Dallas-Fort Worth and across the country, according to a press release Thursday. The agreement provides for the retransmission of CBS` 26 channels in 17 markets, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas, San Francisco, Boston, Atlanta, Tampa, Seattle, Detroit, Minneapolis, Miami, Denver, Sacramento, Pittsburgh and Baltimore. „We understand what it may look like for our channel to unfairly raise our prices for DIRECTV and AT&T-U-Verse customers, but that`s simply not the case,“ the channel says. „Our prices are set by the market. WTHR has successfully negotiated contracts with all other suppliers in our region. In fact, in recent years, we have entered into hundreds of contracts with cable and satellite companies across the country. 7 p.m. On Wednesday, local Dish Network subscribers lost access to Fox59 and CBS4 after their parent company, nexstar Media Group, failed to reach a new deal with Dish.
The communications company and the channel were unable to reach a new deal on Tuesday, resulting in the loss of more than 60 channels on DirecTV, AT&T U-verse and TV streaming service AT>T. „The differentiated and non-substitutable program we offer, including live local news, live local and national sports, and the network`s very popular first-race content, is an important reason why consumers continue to subscribe to (paid) plans,“ the statement said. „This value is reflected in the hundreds of agreements we have negotiated in recent years with cable, satellite, telecommunications and streaming providers across the country.“ „This value is reflected in the hundreds of agreements we have negotiated in recent years with cable, satellite, telecommunications and streaming providers nationwide,“ the statement said. CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS. A and CBS) and AT&T* (NYSE: T) have entered into a new multi-year content transportation agreement to provide local and national CBS Sports Network and Smithsonian Channel radio channels to customers of At&T video-sharing platforms across the country. „In the midst of an ongoing pandemic, TEGNA is demanding the biggest interest rate hike we`ve ever seen and is deliberately darkening its most loyal viewers,“ the company said in a statement to USA TODAY. „We are asking TEGNA to immediately return its local channels, while entering into a new agreement and committing to retroactively pay tegna the higher rates we ultimately approve.