Capitol Broadcasting Company and DISH Renew Multi-Year Retransmission Agreement

Locally-owned and operated Capitol Broadcasting Company (CBC) announced today it has secured a long-term deal with DISH Network L.L.C. for retransmission of WRAL-TV, WRAZ-TV and WILM-TV in the Raleigh, N.C. and Wilmington, N.C. markets.  The deal was completed months in advance of the contract expiration date.

“We are pleased to announce the renewal of our agreement with DISH,” says President and Chief Operating Officer of Capitol Broadcasting Company Jimmy Goodmon. “We worked out an agreement that is fair to both sides in less than 48 hours of negotiations, months in advance of the deadline, for the benefit of our viewers and DISH subscribers.  This shows what can happen when reasonable business partners share common interests and work together.  We appreciate that DISH understands the value of our local channels for their customers, and we are pleased that DISH subscribers will be able to watch the award-winning news, weather, sports, and entertainment programming we provide for many years to come.”

Capitol Broadcasting Company has a storied reputation for broadcast excellence, innovation and community service.

CONTACT:
Steven D. Hammel
Vice President / General Manager
WRAL-TV/FOX 50
919-821-8510
shammel@wral.com

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