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Disney, AT&T avert channel blackout with deal

|About: The Walt Disney Company (DIS)|By:, SA News Editor

Disney (NYSE:DIS) and AT&T (NYSE:T) have reached a new retransmission consent and carriage deal, avoiding a blackout of popular networks on AT&T's platforms.

Terms weren't disclosed.

The deal keeps networks including ABC, ESPN and the Disney channel on DirecTV, U-verse and AT&T TV Now.

AT&T has been involved in recent carriage disputes with Nexstar and CBS; today, Sinclair Broadcast Group said it and AT&T were negotiating under a contract extension set to expire next Friday.

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