TITLE

DirecTV Forges on With HD

AUTHOR(S)
Farrell, Mike
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Multichannel News;4/2/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 14, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that U.S.-based DirecTV Inc. chief financial officer Michael Palkovic has announced that the direct broadcast satellite company is moving ahead with plans to launch 100 high-definition television channels by the end of 2007. Palkovic conceded that some of those channels will be multiple feeds from sports packages such as "NFL Sunday Ticket."
ACCESSION #
24973127

 

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