Sunbeam Television, DirecTV Reach Retransmission Deal

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(Source: AP)

(Source: AP)

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – South Florida FOX affiliate WSVN will now be able to be seen in homes with a DirecTV subscription.

Late Wednesay, Sunbeam Television Corp., which owns WSVN and two Boston stations, and DirecTV announced they have reach a programming deal.

Both channels had been blacked out to an estimated 270,000 Miami-Dade, Broward, and Monroe County DirecTV subscribers since January 13 due to a retransmission fee dispute.

The dispute was resolved just in time.  One of the affected channels in Boston, an NBC affiliate, will carry the Super Bowl — featuring the hometown New England Patriots.

Details of the agreement weren’t released.

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