Newsmax Signs Multi-Year Carriage Deal With Verizon

The new agreement extends distribution of the cable news channel in HD on Verizon Fios.

Newsmax announced Wednesday that it has signed a multi-year carriage deal with Verizon to continue its distribution.

Newsmax, which is available on ch. 615 (115 in SD) on Fios, will retain its distribution on the Verizon platform, which reaches approximately 3.5 million subscribers in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.

“Verizon has carried Newsmax for many years and we are delighted to be extending our distribution through the Fios platform,” says Christopher Ruddy, Newsmax Media CEO. “We have found them to be outstanding partners who have demonstrated a strong commitment to the presentation of diverse, independent voices through their programming. We’re glad that we are continuing with this new agreement.”

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