One Year Later, DBS Law Has Big Impact

Hearn, Ted
November 2000
Multichannel News;11/27/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 48, p1
Reports on the impact of the legislation signed by United States President Bill Clinton in 1999 on the direct broadcast satellite (DBS) industry. Permission granted to DirecTV Inc. and EchoStar Communications Corp. for the provision of local-television signals along national satellite networks to compete directly with cable operators; Increase in the number of DBS subscribers proving the success of the law.


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