TITLE

Dish's Ergen Dismisses a Union With Rival DirecTV

AUTHOR(S)
Moss, Linda
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Multichannel News;1/15/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the views of Charlie Ergen, chairman of EchoStar Communications Corp. on the plan of John Malone of Liberty Media Corp. to purchase 38.5 percent stake of News Corp. Ltd. in DirecTV Inc. in the U.S. He is pleased that the companies are asking for the approval of regulators, and a merger between Liberty and Direct is possible. He points that it is essential for EchoStar's Dish Network and DirecTV to partner in satellites or backhauling local television stations.
ACCESSION #
24975740

 

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