DBS 'Win-Backs' Are Winning Over Ops

Hogan, Monica
July 2001
Multichannel News;7/30/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 31, p26
Focuses on cable operators' introduction of several dish win-back programs in the United States. Slowdown of growth of direct-broadcast satellite (DBS) subscriber; Renewed confidence in digital-cable offerings; Ability to bundle in other services; Reasons why people switch from DBS to cable.


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