TITLE

Gambler Ergen Bets Big

AUTHOR(S)
Gibbons, Kent
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Multichannel News;3/24/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
31423725

 

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