Suddenlink, Sinclair Settle Retransmission-Consent Flap

August 2006
Multichannel News;8/14/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 32, p42
The article reports on the settlement of the retransmission-consent dispute between Suddenlink Communications Inc. and Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. The retransmission deal facing Suddenlink costs about $40 million. Sinclair requested $1 fee per month for each of the subscribers of Suddenlink. Suddenlink filed a petition to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to compel Sinclair to maintain the stations on Suddenlink cable systems.


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