Verizon reaches deal to continue carrying Disney channels

This May 2, 2017, file photo, shows Verizon corporate signage on a store in New York's Midtown. Photo: AP/ Bebeto Matthews
This May 2, 2017, file photo, shows Verizon corporate signage on a store in New York's Midtown.

December 30, 2018 04:33 PM

Verizon customers can continue to watch ESPN, ABC and other channels owned by Disney after the two companies announced a deal over programming fees.

The telecommunications giant and the entertainment company said in a joint statement Sunday: "Verizon and The Walt Disney Company have reached a broad-based distribution agreement."

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