DirecTV, Liberty Trying to Unlock Potential

May 2008
Multichannel News;5/19/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 20, p100
The article reports on the surmisal on how Liberty Media Corp. will incorporate DirecTV Inc. into its portfolio of programming assets in the U.S. After DirecTV has completed its deal with News Corp., Liberty Media increases its ownership and agreed to hold its voting post on 47.9 %. Chase Carey, DirecTV chief executive officer (CEO), stated that both companies work well together to move the latter forward. Several views from analysts regarding the incorporation of DirecTV are also offered.


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