Altice USA avoids Fox black-out with new carriage deal

Monday 8 October 2018 | 16:12 CET | News
Altice USA has secured a new deal to keep showing the Fox TV channels. Its previous agreement for the Suddenlink and Optimum cable networks had expired 01 October, and Fox had threatened a black-out for customers, meaning the loss of key sports events such as the NFL and baseball play-offs. 

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Altice USA / National Geographic / Optimum / Suddenlink
Countries: United States
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