Verizon reaches deal to continue carrying Disney channels

Verizon reaches deal to continue carrying Disney channels on its Fios network

Verizon customers can continue to watch ESPN, ABC and other channels owned by Disney after the two companies announced a deal over programming fees.

The statement said details would be released in the coming days.

The companies faced a Dec. 31 deadline. Without an agreement, Verizon's Fios network would have stopped carrying Disney channels.