Dish Starts Cutting Signals

Hearn, Ted
December 2006
Multichannel News;12/4/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 48, p6
The article reports on the move of EchoStar Communications to terminate the delivery of distant ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox signals to 900,000 Dish Network customers in the U.S. EchoStar has announced that it would lease a satellite transponder to National Programming Service (NPS) LLC. Michael Mountford, NPS Chief of Executive Officer, plans to use the satellite capacity to offer distant-network signals to customers to customers who are legally eligible to subscribe.


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