DirecTV: Broadband to Be Later, Not Sooner

Farrell, Mike
April 2006
Multichannel News;4/3/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 14, p20
Focuses on the plan by DirecTV Group Inc. to find a broadband product to complement its direct-broadcast satellite video offerings by the end of 2006. Deadline imposed by News Corp. chairman Robert Murdoch for DirecTV to pursue its broadband plans; Negotiation of DirecTV with Echostar Communications Corp. to jointly develop a broadband product; Impact of the merger between AT&T and BellSouth Corp. on the distribution deal of DirecTV with BellSouth.


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