Verizon, Hearst Television reach deal to avoid blackout in some U.S. markets

(Reuters) – Verizon Communications Inc said on Friday it has reached a distribution agreement with Hearst Television to avoid a New Year’s Day blackout of the broadcasting group’s channels on Verizon’s fiber-optic networks in U.S. markets including Boston and Baltimore. “Verizon Fios has been able to reach an agreement with Hearst Television,” a company representative […]