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Dish, Nexstar negotiations stall, resulting in blackout for 5.4 mln Dish customers

Thursday 3 December 2020 | 11:26 CET | News
Dish Network said that Nexstar Media Group has rejected calls for a contract extension and blacked out local programming as a result. About 5.4 million Dish subscribers are affected. The dispute started last month, with Dish saying Nexstar, the largest local broadcast station owner in the US, hiked up the prices for its TV channels.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Dish Network / Nexstar Media
Countries: United States
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