Farrell, Mike
August 2004
Multichannel News;8/16/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 33, p1
The article reports on subscriber losses at major direct-broadcast satellite TV providers in the U.S. The number of subscribers gained by EchoStar Communications Corp. is cited. The remarks of EchoStar chairman Charlie Ergen on cable retention efforts are presented. The reasons behind subscriber losses are also enumerated.


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