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Sinclair boosts revenue with expanded digital offerings, political advertising

Sinclair boosts revenue with expanded digital offerings, political advertising

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. boosted profits and revenue during the second quarter as it expanded its digital offerings and benefited from political advertising.

The Hunt Valley-based broadcaster also announced it has reached a multiyear agreement with Comcast Cable, the largest cable provider in the country, in which Comcast will pay an undisclosed fee to Sinclair to include its broadcast television stations in the cable lineup.

"We are pleased with the value received, which reflects the importance of our programming to Comcast subscribers," said Barry Faber, Sinclair's executive vice president and general counsel, in the announcement.

Sinclair reported net...

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