Judge OKs EchoStar-NPS Deal

Hearn, Ted
January 2007
Multichannel News;1/1/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p23
The article reports on the ruling made by the federal judge that EchoStar Communications deal with the National Programming Service (NPS) LLC has not violated an injunction banning the No.2 direct broadcast satellite provider's Dish Network in Washington, D.C. The ruling meant that NPS, which is leasing an EchoStar satellite transponder, may continue to provide signals to customers. It was cited that the deal was designed to help customers who wanted to continue viewing distant signals.


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