Double Dose of Pain for EchoStar

Moss, Linda
August 2006
Multichannel News;8/21/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 33, p4
The article reports that EchoStar Communications Corp. suffered several court setbacks, creating circumstances which could expose as much as 20% of its subscriber base to higher churn. A Texas judge issued an injunction, sought by TiVo Inc., ordering EchoStar to stop selling digital video recorders that infringe on a TiVo patent to new customers and to deactivate boxes currently deployed to EchoStar's Dish Network customers. An estimate of 3 to 4 million DVR has been deployed by the Dish Network.


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