Cable, Dish Holding Up on 'Extra Innings'

Umstead, R. Thomas
March 2007
Multichannel News;3/19/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p8
The article reports on the extra innings package for EchoStar Communication's Dish Network and cable industry from the Major League Baseball (MLB) in the U.S. EchoStar seemed to backaway from MLB's offer which provides cable operators on the deal with $700 million deal. The pact includes the subscription package as well as channel exposure in 2009. However, the value of the channel seemed is expected to carry 26 live baseball games.


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