Viacom and Frontier Communications Renew Carriage Agreement, Including Epix

Longterm deal contains multiplatform rights for 27 Viacom networks

Last Updated: November 14, 2014 @ 7:24 AM

Viacom Inc. and Frontier Communications Corporation have renewed their carriage agreement, which includes multiplatform rights for 27 Viacom networks and premium network Epix.

Additional terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Epix houses movies, original comedy specials, original documentaries, and music concerts and series. It has 3,000 titles to stream online and on its app. The joint venture between Viacom, Paramount Pictures, Lionsgate and MGM Studios was launched in October 2009.

Viacom’s media networks, which include MTV, VH1, BET, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, TV Land and Spike, among others, reach approximately 700 million television subscribers worldwide.

Frontier Communications Corporation offers broadband, voice, satellite video, wireless Internet data access, etc. for residential customers and businesses in 28 states.