Viacom wrapped another of those all-inclusive, long-term agreements, covering broadcast and cable properties, this time with DirecTV (it pays to be big, eh?). The deal includes carriage of O&O CBS and UPN stations, as well as BET and several MTV Nets, including MTV, Nick, VH1, TV Land, Comedy Central, Spike TV, CMT, Noggin, MTV2, VH1 Classic, Nicktoons and MTV Espanol. DirecTV’s agreement also covers local-into-local of CBS HD.

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Yaaay! A new buzzword. I’ve really gotten tired of constantly writing about all the old ones, like “net neutrality,” “Gigablast,” 3G, 4G, 5G and even 10G, oh my! So now we’re hearing more and more

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