Multiannual agreement covers local stations owned by Nexstar in 97 markets through DIRECTV, AT&T TV and U-verse platforms
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – August 29, 2019 – Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST) ("Nexstar") and AT&T (NYSE: T) have entered into a new multiannual retransmission consent agreement to provide a network owned by Nexstar connected and local radio stations to clients of AT&T video platforms in 97 markets in the United States the states.
Nexstar Local Stations are already returning to any influential DIRECTV, AT&T TV and U-verse platforms.
"Our customers want more choice and value and we will be pleased to deliver this through this new agreement with Nexstar and its many local stations," said Rob Thun, Senior Vice President of Content and Programming, AT&T Communications.
Nexstar's commitment is to provide exceptional programming and service to the local communities we serve in the United States, and this new multi-year agreement will allow us to continue to deliver the leading network and sports content to our stations, as well as local news and other AT&T subscribers programs in our markets, "said Keith Hopkins, Senior Vice President, Distribution, Nexstar Media Group, Inc.
AT&T and Nexstar regret the inconvenience experienced by customers, viewers and advertisers, and we thank them for their patience them since the new agreement is finalized.
No financial errors were detected.