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Dish, CBS end blackout feud – in one last hoorah?

It’s all water under the bridge in the feud between Dish Network and CBS as the two US firms reached a multi-year licensing agreement just days after a 28-channel blackout in 18 markets. However, the failure to agree on terms to bundle CBS TV Network with Sling TV suggests it could be the last time CBS and Dish Network strike a truce – as both companies increase focus on their respective OTT streaming services. Consumer backlash is now a likely inevitability for Dish Network as some 4 million subscribers were unable to view last week’s Thanksgiving Day NFL match due to the blackout. Dish instead offered its pay TV subscribers a paltry alternative to receive CBS channels via OTA TV…

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