Univision, Charter Agree on Programming Ceasefire Through June

Charter Communications and Univision are pulling postponement on any intensity hire blackouts until a decider manners on motions for outline visualisation in a ongoing lawsuit between a wire provider and network.

After Univision pulled a Spanish-language programming in February, Charter filed an puncture suit and a justice released a temporary confining order to forestall a broadcaster from stability to secrete a content.

The authorised quarrel began in July, shortly after Charter sealed a $71.4 billion partnership with Time Warner Cable. Univision claims a cabler is regulating a merger of TWC to levy next marketplace permit fees. Univision’s chartering agreement with Charter lapsed in June, though a understanding with TWC runs by 2022 — and a dual media companies remonstrate on that contract now controls their relationship.

Instead of fighting serve over either to extend a proxy injunction, Univision and Charter have reached an agreement that will concede millions of subscribers to watch a channels into a summer months.

“Univision will continue to yield a signals of a stations and networks to Charter by a integrity of motions for outline judgment,” says a stipulated order. “Both parties will record for outline visualisation on guilt as to their particular declaratory visualisation claims … by May 25, 2017.”

The parties have also concluded to set aside indemnification issues and any other intensity counterclaims until after a justice manners on a outline visualisation motions.

A conference is now set for Jun 30. Univision is represented by attorneys from Weil, Gotshal Manges. Charter Communications is represented by a group from Kirkland Ellis.

 

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