BOSTON – Dec. 4, 2014 – Cox Media Group’s (CMG) Boston’s FOX 25 and Verizon FiOS have reached a new long term agreement that will permit Verizon FiOS to bring back Fox 25.
“We are very happy that we have reached an agreement with Verizon Fios to be able to restore Fox25 quality news, sports and entertainment programming to all of our loyal viewing audience,” said CMG Boston and FOX 25 Vice President and General Manager Tom Raponi. “We apologize to our viewers for any disruption that this dispute caused and we thank Verizon FiOS for its willingness to continue working with FOX 25 to reach an agreement that is favorable for both companies and all of our viewers. FOX 25 is very pleased to back on Verizon FiOS.”
About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps. Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America’s leading direct marketing companies, and Savings.com, a leading online source for savings. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 57 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 30 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million print and online newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.