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WEDNESDAY JULY 30, 2014

DISTANT NETWORK STATION BILL CLEARS HOUSE
WASHINGTON—In a vote that turns attention to the Senate, the House approved legislation July 22 that would extend for five years the expiring distant network station and network station provisions of current satellite TV law, as well as generally prohibit local broadcast stations with different owners from banding together to negotiate retransmission consent agreements with video services.

COURT SIDES WITH DISH NETWORK IN FOX SLINGBOX APPEAL
While Fox Broadcasting downplayed the decision as “not unexpected,” Dish Network praised a unanimous ruling by a three-judge federal appeals court panel in Pasadena that rejected Fox Broadcasting’s appeal of a lower court decision denying the broadcaster’s request for a preliminary injunction that would have forced Dish Network to disable the Slingbox and program transfer features on the DBS service’s latest multiroom digital video recorder.

AEREO DOWN IN WAKE OF SUPREME COURT DECISION
WASHINGTON—At press time, Aereo’s service that had enabled customers to watch local broadcast stations on-line remained dark following a U.S. Supreme Court decision that overturned lower court decisions not to force the service to shut down while lawsuits against it proceed.

AT&t, DIRECTV WORK ON DEAL OK
At press time, AT&T’s proposed purchase of DirecTv in a transaction valued at $67.1 billion was winding its way through the regulatory process both in the United States and in other countries, AT&T Chief Financial Officer John Stephens said during a recent conference call.

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AUG. 25, 2014

FCC EYES COMCAST-TIME WARNER CABLE ANSWERS
DBS SERVICES ASK OUT OF REGULATORY FEE CHANGES
DIRECTV, RAYCOM TALK MORE ABOUT TALKING
SCHERMAN'S NOTEBOOK: Probably not enough time to address it, but Rockefeller-Thune bill has much to recommend it, with a major drawback
NEWS & NOTES: Dish Network said Friday that Chief Financial Officer Robert Olson plans to retire, effective Oct. 15.
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