TITLE

AT&T Deal Could Benefit EchoStar

AUTHOR(S)
Sherman, Jay
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Television Week;3/13/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 11, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with the impact of the merger of AT& T Inc. and BellSouth on DirecTV Group and EchoStar Communications. If AT&T expands its EchoStar relationship into the BellSouth region, it will come at the expense of DirecTV. That could be bad news for DirecTV, which at an analyst presentation indicated that it will be relying in part on its telecommunication relationships.
ACCESSION #
21433159

 

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