EchoStar, Liberty invest in Sling Media

March 2006
CED;Mar2006, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p10
Trade Publication
This article reports that EchoStar Communications Corp., Liberty Media Corp., and Goldman Sachs & Co. invested $46.6 million in Sling Media Inc., the maker of the Palm Treo 700w. According to Sling Media Co-founder and CEO Blake Krikorian, it is encouraging to work with such established companies who continue to explore new ideas to delight and empower the consumer. EchoStar has embraced the concept of mobility by launching the PocketDISH, a portable media center.


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