Tegna and AT&T reached a multi-year retransmission agreement, ending a nearly three-week long blackout.
The deal will enable subscribers to AT&T’s DirecTV and Uverse video services to watch NFL football games Sunday.
Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
“AT&T and Tegna regret any inconvenience to their customers and viewers and thank them for their patience,” the companies said in a statement.
The agreement includes retransmission consent for all 64 Tegna-owned stations serving 51 Nielsen markets including Atlanta, Charlotte, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, New Orleans, Phoenix, Seattle, St. Louis, Tampa and Washington, among many others.
The stations reach 41.7 million TV households, representing 39% of the country.
Another long blackout, involving Nexstar Media's stations and Dish, continues.
Debt-laden AT&T is considering selling assets including DirecTV. Bids for the subscriber-losing satellite company have reportedly been as high as $15 billion. AT&T paid $50 billion when it bought DirecTV in 2015.
AT&T agreed to sell its Crunchyroll anime business to Sony's Funimation Global Group for $1.175 billion earlier this month.
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