TITLE

Satellite Act Down to Wire

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Multichannel News;5/24/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 21, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the deadline facing the U.S. Congress in 2004 to extend the Satellite Home Viewer Improve Act that provides rural satellite subscribers with access to out-of-town feeds of broadcast networks. Importance of an extension for the efforts of Charlie Ergen, chairman and CEO of EchoStar Communications Corp. to block additions to the bill anathema to his company; Opposition facing Ergen on plans to beam high definition television versions of broadcast network shows to subscribers around the country.
ACCESSION #
13189271

 

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