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Dish settles with AMC, Cablevision

NEW YORK — Satellite TV company Dish Network Corp. said Sunday that it has settled a lawsuit with AMC Networks and its sister company Cablevision Systems Corp. about a now defunct programming service.

As part of the settlement, Dish will pay $700 million in cash to Cablevision and AMC Networks. About $80 million of the cash settlement will be used for the purchase of Cablevision’s multichannel video and data distribution services licenses in 45 metropolitan areas in the United States, according to the companies.

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