Contact: Barry Faber, EVP Network Relations & Distribution
SINCLAIR BROADCAST GROUP ENTERS INTO RETRANSMISSION CONSENT AGREEMENT, TENNIS CHANNEL CARRIAGE AGREEMENT WITH NCTC
Baltimore, MD (December 21, 2017) – Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI), (the “Company,” “Sinclair”) announced that it has reached agreement with the National Cable Television Cooperative (“NCTC”), which allows NCTC’s member companies to opt into a multi-year retransmission consent agreement. The agreement also provides for carriage of Sinclair owned Tennis Channel. NCTC has over 850 independent cable/broadband operator members, and negotiating carriage agreements with content providers is among the many services it provides. In Sinclair’s markets, NCTC represents over 2 million ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX subscribers, and approximately 700,000 CW and MYTV subs.
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