Aiming High Pays Off for DirecTV

Farrell, Mike
February 2011
Multichannel News;2/28/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p2
The article focuses on the business performance of DirecTV Inc. and Dish Network Corp. and the factors affecting such performance. It says that DirecTV has gained 289,000 new customers ending the fourth quarter of 2010, while Dish Network has lost 156,000 subscribers. It adds that Dish Network blamed its carriage dispute with Fox Networks for such losses. Moreover, it presents a forecast from media analyst Jeff Wlodarczak, wherein he relates that 2011 would be a better year for Dish.


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