Gambler Ergen Bets Big

Gibbons, Kent
March 2008
Multichannel News;3/24/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p28
The article reports on the move of Dish Network Corp.'s chief executive officer (CEO) Charlie Ergen to continue being competitive with DirecTV Inc. on the high-definition programming front in the U.S. According to Ergen, some setbacks would not hamper the company's plans for high-definition expansion. He is the kind who would gamble much, like launching his first direct-broadcast satellite into orbit on a Chinese rocket.


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