Disney And Verizon Reach New Carriage Deal For Fios, Avoiding Blackout

Verizon Communications and the Walt Disney Co. have reached a new agreement that will keep ESPN and ABC-TV on the Fios service.

The deal replaces one that expires tomorrow and comes following Verizon warning its customers last week that they were in …

Verizon Communications and the Walt Disney Co. have reached a new agreement that will keep ESPN and ABC-TV on the Fios service. The deal replaces one that expires tomorrow and comes following Verizon warning its customers last week that they were in danger of losing Disney-owned properties on the service. Disney also ran ads warning of the possible blackout. News of the new agreement did not offer specifics. “Verizon and The Walt Disney Company have reached a…