Verizon and Rainbow Media Holdings sign programming deal

Verizon will begin offering FiOS TV viewers a variety of sports and entertainment programs from Rainbow Media following the mid-November signing of a deal granting rights to the fiber-based cable competitor.

The agreement covers distribution rights for MSG Network, FSN New York, FSN New England and for FSN New England's high-definition programming. Verizon also will carry Rainbow's national networks, including AMC, WE tv, IFC and fuse, and its original on-demand networks, Mag Rack and sportskool.

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