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November 1999
Multichannel News;11/15/99, Vol. 20 Issue 47, p2
Presents United States television broadcasting industry updates as of November 15, 1999. EchoStar Communications Corp.'s shutting off of signals for some of its distant broadcast-network customers; Team-up of Microsoft Corp. and Tandy Corp.'s RadioShack to create a Microsoft stores in up to 7,000 RadioShack locations; Encore Media Group's purchase of exclusive pay television rights to the film `Dogma.'


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