Dish Network Lowers the Boom on Voom

Moss, Linda
May 2008
Multichannel News;5/19/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 20, p30
The article reports on the dispute between Voom HD and its satellite-TV provider Dish Network Corp. in the U.S. It states that Voom tried to get a preliminary injunction against Dish from dropping its 15 channels of the HD suite. In the lawsuit that Voom filed, Dish was alleged to have violated their tie-up deal by drop their channels. On the other hand, Charlie Egen, chairman of Dish Network, has already decided to completely drop Voom.


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