It's DBS vs. DBS in suit

Estrella, Joe
February 2000
Multichannel News;02/07/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p1
Reports on the laws it filed by direct broadcast satellite television station EchoStar Communications Corp. against DirecTV Inc. in what experts call a battle for market share. Charges leveled against DirecTV; DirecTV's response to the accusations and counter charges against EchoStar; Comments of DirecTV's spokesman on the company's relationship with manufacturers, retailers and sports programmers.


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