HIGHLIGHTS JOINT RETRANS DEAL VIEWS
there was little agreement on other subjects, witnesses and lawmakers
at a House Communications and Technology Subcommittee hearing
earlier this month voiced no objections to extending the expiring
distant network station and network superstation provisions of
current law until 2020.
TALLIES 2013 PROFIT
what Dish Network President Joe Clayton said may have been
the toughest quarter of the year, the company managed to
turn in net subscriber gains in the fourth quarter of last year,
as well as record net income and revenue increases.
SHOW 'STRONG DEMAND'
additions in the U.S. and Latin America propelled DirecTv to
a great fourth quarter, which capped off yet another strong
year, DirecTv Chairman Mike White said during a recent
DEAL LIMITS AD-SKIPS
move that concluded months of talks, Dish Network and the Disney-ABC-ESPN
camps announced a broad, long-term distribution and retransmission
consent agreement that includes new ad-skipping limitations on
Dish Networks multi-room digital video recorder in the
nations largest TV markets.
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