Hearst-Argyle, Verizon sign retransmission consent agreement

The deal will allow Verizon to carry four Hearst-Argyle Television stations on its digital fiber-optic FiOS TV service.
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Hearst-Argyle Television has entered into a long-term agreement with Verizon providing retransmission consent for carriage over the company’s digital fiber-optic FiOS TV service of four of the broadcaster's television stations.

The agreement, which covers WCVB-TV in Boston; WMUR-TV in Manchester, NH; WBAL-TV in Baltimore; and WMOR-TV in Tampa, includes video-on-demand (VoD) and high-definition rights to the stations' local programs and carriage of digital multicast programming.

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