TITLE

DBS Grew `Too Much, Too Quick'

AUTHOR(S)
Estrella, Joe
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
Multichannel News;05/29/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 22, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Hughes Electronics Corp. senior executive vice president Eddy Hartenstein has stated that direct-broadcast satellite (DBS) operators in the United States have paid a price for their rise to prominence. DirecTV Inc.'s service problems; Factors driving the growth of the DBS.
ACCESSION #
3229913

 

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