EchoStar Gets 18 Months For Two Dishes
- Can We Dish? McConnell, Bill // Broadcasting & Cable;5/3/2004, Vol. 134 Issue 18, p20
Reports on the successful efforts of television lobbyists in the U.S. to outlaw EchoStar's practice of making subscribers in many markets install two dishes to receive all local channels. Reason behind broadcasters' opposition to EchoStar's practice; Evidence presented by Susan Eid, lobbyist...
- Wonder antennas, broadcasting and the cable system. McGoldrick, Paul // Broadcast Engineering;Sep99, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p190
Refutes the mileage claims of Radio Shack company for their satellite dish antennas. Problems associated with satellite providers; Price of satellite antennas; Reception of television with the aid of satellite antennas.
- Sat dishes gain Italo ground. Zecchinelli, Cecilia // Daily Variety;05/29/2001, Vol. 271 Issue 63, p10
Reports on the increase in the number of satellite dishes in Italy at the end of March 2001. Percentage increase; Most popular satellite television channel in the country; Second most watched service.
- EchoStar family tier not retailer-friendly. Zeithchik, Steven // Daily Variety;2/2/2006, Vol. 290 Issue 24, p23
The article examines the stipulation in the new offering of EchoStar Communications Corp. with retailers in the U.S. The new offering focuses on children, news and educational programming. One of the provisions deducts 100 dollars from the 300 dollars retailers paid for selling the system to a...
- EchoStar beams local-into-local. Colman, Price; Albiniak, Paige; Dickson, Glen // Broadcasting & Cable;01/12/98, Vol. 128 Issue 2, p3
States that in January 1998, EchoStar Communications Corporation beamed broadcast local signals into the markets of four of their affiliated broadcasting companies. What cities signals were broadcast in; Identity of other cities where local signals will be broadcast in February; Percentage of...
- EchoStar still trying to ink retrans deals. Hatch, David // Electronic Media;06/05/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 23, p8
Reports on the efforts of EchoStar Inc. to cut retransmission consent agreements. Deal signed with WFTC television station; Termination of delivery of four local signals in four markets.
- EchoStar sharpens ax for costly nest. Amdur, Meredith // Daily Variety;3/14/2003, Vol. 278 Issue 50/51, p6
Reports on satellite broadcaster, EchoStar Communications Corp.'s plan to drop television channels that do not earn broadcasting profits. Reason behind EchoStar's plan; Other broadcasters that followed the programming policy of EchoStar.
- With War Looming, Arabic Networks See an Opening. Figler, Andrea; Brady, Shirley // Cable World (10427228);3/10/2003, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p6
Reports on the opening of Arabic television networks in March 2003 in the face of the U.S. war against Iraq. Negotiation of Middle East Broadcasting Centre with EchoStar Communications; Information on the network Al Arabia; Overview of the plan of Qatar-based Al Jazeera to launch an...
- EchoStar Adds Discovery HDTV Channel To DISH Net. Tarr, Greg // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;06/24/2002, Vol. 17 Issue 15, p4
Reports the addition of the Discovery High Definition (HD) Theater channel into the DISH Network programming lineup of EchoStar Communications Corp. in Littleton, Colorado. Availability of the HDTV channel 24 hours a day; Format of the programming; Agreement between Discovery Channel and cable...