NBCU, Mediacom In Retrans, Carriage Deal

The new multi-year agreement covers retransmission consent for NBC- and Telemundo-owned stations and provides sports, news and entertainment channels to Mediacom customers across multiple platforms in and out of home.

NBCUniversal and Mediacom Communications on Wednesday announced a multi-year affiliation agreement to offer NBCUniversal’s entire portfolio of broadcast and cable content to Mediacom’s customers.

The agreement covers retransmission consent for the NBC- and Telemundo-owned TV stations and continued carriage of cable networks Bravo, Chiller, cloo, CNBC, E!, G4, Golf Channel, MSNBC, mun2, NBC Sports Network, Oxygen, Sprout, Style, Syfy, Telemundo, Universal HD, USA, as well as Comcast SportsNet.

Terms were not disclosed.  

The agreement also includes expansive rights to on-demand content from NBCUniversal’s cable and broadcast networks, and access to live channels across multiple platforms, both in and out of the home across the U.S.

To access the online programming, customers must subscribe to Mediacom’s Family TV package. Today’s announcement follows NBCUniversal’s recent distribution agreements with Cablevision, Suddenlink and Verizon.

“We are very pleased to complete this agreement with NBCUniversal because it provides our customers with greater flexibility and choice in their search for entertaining content,” said Italia Commisso Weinand, Mediacom’s EVP of programming and human resources. “Whether at home or on the go, Mediacom customers will have access to the very best NBCUniversal programming.”


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