EchoStar fights cash-for-carriage demands

Hearn, Ted
February 2000
Multichannel News;02/07/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p36
Reports on the status of the United States Federal Communications Commission's review of EchoStar Communications Corp.'s practice of providing local feed of major cable television networks without consent. Expiration of a law allowing EchoStar's operations; Need to obtain retransmission consent from the cable networks after the law's expiry; Concerns on consumer reaction.


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