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Newsmax Reaches Carriage Agreement With Altice USA

Newsmax Reaches Carriage Agreement With Altice USA

By    |   Thursday, 07 February 2019 11:30 AM

Newsmax TV announced that it has signed with Altice USA to launch its 24/7 cable news channel to Optimum and Suddenlink customers nationwide.

The nation's fastest-growing cable news channel, Newsmax TV said it will initially launch in the Expanded Basic package to Altice USA’s Optimum customers in the New York City metropolitan area and within one year on its Suddenlink systems.

Newsmax TV, an independent news channel with a conservative perspective, is currently available in 65 million U.S. homes. Newsmax TV is carried by all major MPVDs, including DirecTV, Xfinity, Spectrum, Verizon Fios, AT&T U-verse, Dish, Sling, TMO/Layer 3, plus more than two dozen other cable systems. Newsmax expects to reach as many as 80 million homes by the end of 2019.

"Altice USA is one of the most influential cable operators in the nation, and we’re proud they chose to make Newsmax part of their lineup," Newsmax Media CEO Christopher Ruddy said.

"Newsmax is filling a growing demand for more independent perspectives on the news today, and we are pleased to add Altice USA to its growing list of distribution partners," added Cathy Rasenberger, president of Rasenberger Media, who handles Newsmax's distribution efforts.

Newsmax TV consistently offers important viewpoints not covered elsewhere and continues to add talent to an impressive lineup that includes Brett Winterble, Howie Carr, Wayne Allyn Root, and Joe Pags, as well as Newsmax hosts Nancy Brinker and John Bachman.

Newsmax TV is already home to 12 original hours of news and content each day. The channel gives viewers the opportunity to engage in the shows via call-ins, Skype and social media video, and live chat feeds. The channel also provides practical health, finance, and lifestyle segments, as well as news documentaries during overnights and weekends.

Founded in 1998 and based in Boca Raton, Florida, Newsmax Media is a privately held broadcasting and media company. In addition to being the parent company that operates Newsmax TV, its multi-platform media holdings include Newsmax.com, Newsmaxhealth.com, and Newsmaxfinance.com, as well as the popular Newsmax Magazine.

Newsmax TV is carried in 65 million cable homes on DirecTV Ch. 349, Dish Network Ch. 216, Xfinity Ch. 1115, Spectrum (check guide), U-verse Ch. 1220, FiOS Ch. 615 or More Systems Here.

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Newsmax TV announced that it has signed with Altice USA to launch its 24/7 cable news channel to Optimum and Suddenlink customers nationwide. The nation's fastest-growing cable news channel, Newsmax TV said it will initially launch in the Expanded Basic package to Altice...
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