DirecTV Within Malone's Grasp

February 2008
Multichannel News;2/25/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p2
The article reports that Liberty Media Corp. has planned to acquire DirectTV Group Inc. in the U.S. The Federal Communications Commission was expected to grant approval to an $11 billion deal, which Liberty would acquire an interest in DirectTV in exchange for Liberty's equity interest in News Corp. The lists of conditions required by the FCC for Liberty Media to comply includes the cable-program access rules and submission of commercial arbitration to resolve any disputes.


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