Dish Network, Lin TV End Carriage Dispute After Eight-Day Blackout

The two sides agree to new contract terms Sunday, ending a disagreement that affected 27 local TV stations in 17 cities.

Dish Network and television station owner Lin TV Corp. ended their carriage dispute Sunday, according to published reports.

The two sides came to an agreement over new contract terms, putting an end to an eight-day blackout affecting 27 local TV stations in 17 cities, including Indianapolis, Providence, R.I., and Buffalo, N.Y.

Terms of the agreement were not released.

The two sides had failed to come to an agreement by the March 5 deadline, and both companies had blamed the other for yanking the broadcast signals.