DISH, Sinclair Ignite War Of Words As Retrans Impasse Looms


Updated at 2:55pm ET to reflect updates provided by Sinclair Broadcast Group and comments issued by DISH Network Corporation.

On the same day that DISH released a sterling second quarter 2021 earnings report, the direct broadcast satellite company diving into the mobile phone and 5G universe isn’t playing nice with one of the nation’s biggest broadcast TV station owners.

That’s at least Sinclair Broadcast Group‘s side of the story, as it prepares to see its stations face a “blackout” on DISH’s local lineups in the absence of a new retransmission consent agreement.

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