DBS Firms Enter Cable-CE Discussions

Donohue, Steve
May 2004
Multichannel News;5/24/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 21, p42
Reports that EchoStar Communications Corp. and DirecTV Inc. have joined the cable and consumer electronics industries in negotiating a two-way plug-and-play agreement. Complaint of direct-broadcast satellite companies on the negotiations for one-way plug-and-play agreement; Debate surrounding the two-way deal; Comments from Kevin Leddy, senior vice president of strategy and development at Time Warner Cable Inc.


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