October 1, 2014
The Rural Media Group has purchased another cable network to expand its programming into more markets. The Omaha-based company said Tuesday it had purchased FamilyNet from Interactive Television and Gaming Networks.
FamilyNet is currently distributed into 14.8 million homes, so the deal will expand Rural Media's distribution into more than 61 million homes in all 50 states. That includes access to several major markets including New York City, Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas, and Los Angeles.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Rural Media produces RFD-TV and Rural TV with rural-themed programming.
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