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CBS, Cablevision carriage agreement features streaming

Media | 08/25/2015 7:55 pm EDT

CBS Corp. and Cablevision Systems Corp. announced on Tuesday that CBS All Access and Showtime streaming services will be delivered to Cablevision’s Optimum Online customers as part of a multi-platform carriage agreement. CBS said in the press release that Cablevision will be the first cable or satellite provider to distribute CBS All Access and Showtime to its online customers, and said the deal also covers a retransmission agreement of CBS-owned stations, Showtime's linear TV channel, the CBS sports network and Smithsonian Channel. “This comprehensive new agreement...