TITLE

Ergen's Message to D.C.: I'm Best Hope vs. Cable

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
November 2001
SOURCE
Multichannel News;11/5/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 45, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the anticipated assurance of Charlie Ergen on the marketability of EchoStar Communications Corp.-DirecTV Inc. in Washington D.C. Need for justification on the importance to create alternative cable network for city residents; Announcement of the 25.8 billion dollars merger with Hughes Electronics Corp.; Description of personal background of Ergen.
ACCESSION #
5483951

 

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