Dish, which provides satellite TV service to 14 million homes nationally, reached a new multiyear carriage agreement Thursday with the top-rated cable news channel and its sister service
Terms of the new deal were not disclosed. But a person familiar with the pact who could not speak publicly said Dish agreed to a significant rate increase for the channels.
As part of the deal, Dish will also include Fox Business Network in a channel package that makes it available to more Dish subscribers.
Fans of Fox News had been without Bill O'Reilly,
At the time, Dish said Fox News parent company 21st Century
Once the channels were blacked out, Fox News rallied its loyal viewership with TV spots, a website and a toll-free phone line that directed them to drop Dish for other video services. The line reportedly fielded 425,000 calls.