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Chris Maxcer
Tougher Cable Regulations Fail to Fly
11/28/07 3:28 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 929 Words

There are two national satellite TV service providers, Dish Network and DirecTV , as well as telecommunications providers that are now offering digital video and television solutions.

"I think competition is thriving and consumers have never had more choice in new...

Fred J. Aun
Lawsuit Says Cable, Sat TV Plans Rip Off Viewers
09/21/07 10:30 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 705 Words

The complaint, filed by Los Angeles lawyers Maxwell Blecher and David Kesselman on behalf of nine plaintiffs, names broadcasters Time Warner Cable, Comcast, Cox Communications, DirecTV, Echostar Satellite and Cablevision. It also names programmers NBC Universal, Viacom, Walt Disney, Fox Entertainment and...

Keith Regan
Qwest Calls On Telecom Vet to Lead Turnaround
08/13/07 9:59 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 777 Words

Mueller indicated support for Qwest's strategy to be a reseller of home video service from satellite provider DirecTV .

Modest Pay
Mueller "may be exactly what Qwest needs at this point," telecom analyst Jeff Kagan told the E-Commerce Times.

Keith Regan
Panero to Exit XM as Merger Gathers Momentum
07/25/07 10:46 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 773 Words

"People used to say that no one would pay for radio, as they once said about television, but Hugh proved them wrong and created a new industry along the way," added Eddy Hartenstein, a member of the XM board of directors and former DirecTV ...

Keith Regan
TiVo, Amazon Bypass PC With Video-On-Demand
07/10/07 3:01 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 772 Words

Another sizable chunk are DirecTV subscribers who cannot use the Amazon link.

TiVo, however, faces the monumental task of repositioning its core product. With cheaper alternatives flooding the market, TiVo is trying to move into the role of distribution platform, a role...

Tim Gray
Cablevision Cuts a Deal With the Dolans
05/02/07 11:44 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 412 Words

Going Private
Much like other cable companies, Cablevision faces competition for video customers from satellite broadcasters like DirecTV , as well as phone companies such as Verizon Communications , which are starting to offer video services, said Patti Reali, director...

Katherine Noyes
A Tale of Two Industries: Triple Play and Beyond
05/02/07 4:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 1151 Words

Many telcos have made deals with satellite providers to be able to offer services such as DirecTV , but they don't have as much control over pricing, he added.

Verizon has been offering individually tailored bundles for three years, and in...

Keith Regan
Qwest Profits Surge on Cost Cuts
05/01/07 1:19 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 655 Words

Qwest has also taken a more quiet approach to building a robust bundle of services, reselling Sprint Nextel wireless services, for instance, and offering DirecTV in areas that can't get the company's own television feed.

"Qwest is taking a much quieter...

Keith Regan
Verizon Profits Dip, but Wireless, FiOS Show Strength
04/30/07 10:54 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 694 Words

Verizon said it now delivers video to close to 1 million customers -- most of them through a partnership with DirecTV.

Growth was more modest in the Verizon business unit, which saw revenue grow 2.3 percent to $5.2 billion -- numbers...

Keith Regan
Sirius, XM Forge Sat Radio Alliance
02/20/07 11:04 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 976 Words

In the past, regulators would not allow the two major satellite TV companies -- DirecTV and Dish Network -- to merge for fear of creating a monopoly, Executive Vice President Dennis Wharton noted.

"When the FCC authorized satellite radio, it specifically found...

Keith Regan
Class Action Lawsuit Adds to Nintendo's Wii Woes
12/21/06 1:06 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 637 Words

For instance, it won a $44 million settlement for DirecTV subscribers after they were unable to receive some programming. The firm has also secured multi-million dollar settlements from telephone companies and drug makers in various...

Erika Morphy
Year of the Tech Patent Lawsuit, Part 1
12/20/06 4:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 994 Words

Richard Zembek, a partner with Fulbright & Jaworski, commented on how the Court addressed the injunction issue in another case, Finisar v. DirecTV : It denied issuance of an injunction against a defendant found to have willfully infringed the patent at issue.

Andrew K. Burger
Sterling Commerce to Acquire E-Commerce Firm Comergent
11/27/06 9:17 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 1102 Words

Comergent's over 150 clients include Applied Biosystems, Best Buy, DirecTV, Gates Corp., InterContinental Hotels Group, J. C. Penney, NEC Solutions America, Pearson Education, Pitney Bowes, Symbol, The Toro Co. and World Wide Technology.

In total, Comergent provides its eBusiness Application...

Andrew K. Burger
Digital TV: A Changing Picture, Part 2
06/23/06 7:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 1326 Words

The first fruits of this partnership are expected to be seen at the end of this year or early next, just as a similar agreement TiVo has with DirecTV is set to expire.

"TiVo has revolutionized the way consumers watch and access...

Gene J. Koprowski
New iPod Remote Control Has 50 Meter Range
05/16/06 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 583 Words

iPod a Remote Too?
Interestingly, the iPod itself, hackers say, can be turned into a universal infrared (IR) remote control, which can be used to control all of one's home electronic equipment, including the TV, DVD player, DirecTV , universal...

Keith Regan
TiVo Records Victory in Patent Suit
04/14/06 9:54 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 680 Words

For now, though, TiVo has scored its second victory of the week, the first being the extension of its partnership with DirecTV.

TiVo's Suggestions
EchoStar's DISH Network subscribers will still be able to use their DVRs in their...

Keith Regan
News Corp. Rolls Out TV Network With Web-Friendly Name and Mission
02/23/06 1:21 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 694 Words

Eye in the Sky
News Corp. is eyeing the Internet in other ways as well, saying recently it would invest heavily in a plan to deploy high-speed Internet access through its DirecTV franchise. Murdoch indicated the company was willing to...

Erika Morphy
E-Mail Fees Could Change E-Commerce Economies
02/06/06 3:42 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 846 Words

Paying for premium access to e-mail recipients could have just as large an impact as the "net neutrality" issue, stated Peter Koeppel, founder and president of Koeppel Direct, which counts DirecTV and Premium Nutraceuticals as clients of its direct response television media buying...

Keith Regan
AOL Joins TV-to-Web Fray With Classic Reruns
11/14/05 9:42 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 734 Words

And last week, NBC struck a separate deal with DirecTV while CBC linked with Comcast to begin offering on-demand versions of popular, current TV shows. Those downloads come with a 99-cent price tag. Add in an earlier deal to bring ABC shows...

Paul Korzeniowski
New MPEG Standard Starts to Take Shape
09/20/05 5:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 900 Words

Cable and satellite television service providers, such as Comcast , Echostar Communications and The DirecTV Group . Companies have begun to upgrade their own Wide Area Network codecs and switches as well as customers' set top boxes and DVRs with MPEG H.264 support.

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