Sinclair's Retrans Cash Rises 90%

Moss, Linda
February 2007
Multichannel News;2/19/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p40
The article reports ont he expectation of Sinclair Broadcast Group to generate $48 million, after its bitter battle with Mediacom Communications. David Smith, Sinclair cheif executive officer, said that the increase would represent 90% increase in retransmission, a consent revenue secured by a broadcaster in 2006. However, Sinclair still needs to secure an agreement because almost 25% of its viewers are customers of multi-channel video program distributor.


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