Tegna Reaches Multi-Year Carriage Deal With Verizon

Tegna said it reached a retransmission consent agreement with Verizon that will end a blackout of its stations that began on New Year’s.

The agreement covers multiple years, the broadcaster said, though not specifying how many.

Financial terms were not disclosed.

Related: Tegna and Dish Reach New Carriage Agreement

The agreement covers Tegna stations WUSA-TV in Washington, D.C., WVEC-TV in Norfolk, Va., and WGRZ-TV in Buffalo.

The stations will be restored to Verizon customers effective immediately, Tegna said.

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