TITLE

Stevens Pushes Legislation

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Multichannel News;9/18/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 37, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the need for legislation to ensure that a possible federal court injunction does not cost the subscribers of EchoStar Communications Corp. their access to ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox broadcast programming in the U.S., according to Senator Ted Stevens (R-Alaska). EchoStar faces legal challenge after court rulings found that it sold distant network signals to ineligible customers. EchoStar's main rival News Corp. insists that the scope of the injunction must include all four networks.
ACCESSION #
22413647

 

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