Sinclair Broadcast Group and Charter Communications Reach Broad Distribution Agreement
BALTIMORE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 14, 2022-- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI), and Charter Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHTR) have reached a comprehensive distribution agreement for continued carriage of Sinclair’s owned local broadcast stations, Tennis Channel, 19 Bally Sports RSN brands, Marquee Sports Network and the YES Network, in which Sinclair is a joint venture partner.
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Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is a diversified media company and a leading provider of local sports and news. The Company owns and/or operates 21 regional sports network brands; owns, operates and/or provides services to 185 television stations in 86 markets, owns multiple national networks including Tennis Channel and Stadium; and has TV stations affiliated with all the major broadcast networks. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital and streaming platforms NewsOn and STIRR. The Company regularly uses its website as a key source of Company information which can be accessed at www.sbgi.net.
Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) is a leading broadband connectivity company and cable operator serving more than 32 million customers in 41 states through its Spectrum brand. Over an advanced communications network, the company offers a full range of state-of-the-art residential and business services including Spectrum Internet®, TV, Mobile and Voice.
For small and medium-sized companies, Spectrum Business® delivers the same suite of broadband products and services coupled with special features and applications to enhance productivity, while for larger businesses and government entities, Spectrum Enterprise provides highly customized, fiber-based solutions. Spectrum Reach® delivers tailored advertising and production for the modern media landscape. The company also distributes award-winning news coverage, sports and high-quality original programming to its customers through Spectrum Networks and Spectrum Originals. More information about Charter can be found at corporate.charter.com.
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Sinclair Broadcast Group: Michael Padovano, firstname.lastname@example.org
Charter Communications: Maureen Huff, Maureen.Huff@charter.com
Sinclair Broadcast Group Investors:
Steve Zenker, VP, Investor Relations
Billie-Jo McIntire, Director, Investor Relations
Source: Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.