DISH NETWORK SUBS WITHOUT TURNER CHANNELS
time, CNN, the Cartoon Network, and several other Turner Broadcasting
Network-owned channels remained unavailable through Dish Networks
DBS service after the companies failed to reach a new distribution
SPLIT AD-SKIP DECISION
time, Dish Network and Fox were awaiting a final ruling from
a federal district court judge who indicated during a recent
hearing each company likely will win some and lose some in their
summary judgment motions against the other in the broadcasters
copyright infringement and breach of contract lawsuit over the
ad-skipping, prime-time recordings, and Slingbox functions on
the DBS services latest multiroom digital video recorders.
EXCLUSIVE ON NFL SUNDAY TICKET
move that extends and expands DirecTvs relationship with
the National Football Leagueand also removes a potential
stumbling block in the path of DirecTvs sale to AT&Tthe
DBS service reached an agreement that maintains its exclusive
rights to the NFL Sunday Ticket package.
DIRECTV DEFEND DEAL TO FCC
what they said is compelling evidence the price of video and
data services would come down not only for their customers, but
competitors customers, as well, AT&T and DirecTv asked
the FCC to reject calls for the commission to impose major conditions
or reject outright, AT&Ts plan to acquire DirecTv.
ORDER BACK ISSUES....