Hearn, Ted
March 2008
Multichannel News;3/3/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p22
The article reports developments regarding John Malone's acquisition of DirecTV Group's 40 percent share in the U.S. It is stated that after the acquisition, Malone has also has gone into a big fight with the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB). Detailed information regarding the fight between DirecTV and NAB is elaborated.


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