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Dish Stock Drops on AWS Auction Results

Dish Network shares fell more than 4% ($3.13) per share on Friday after the government revealed it had spent significantly more than most analysts had predicted in the recently completed AWS-3 spectrum auction. ...

Sub Losses Improve at Time Warner Cable

Time Warner Cable, in perhaps its last quarterly earnings release before it is acquired by Comcast, reported its best quarterly subscriber results in seven years, losing just 38,000 basic video customers, well ahead of analysts estimates.   ...

Kagan: Sports Costs Keep Growing

Sports costs, the bane of pay TV providers across the country, are only getting costlier and will continue to outpace the surcharges some operators have implemented to curb them, according to a new report by SNL Kagan. ...

Cable Stocks Dip on Morgan Stanley Downgrade

Morgan Stanley media analyst Ben Swinburne lowered his outlook on the cable sector from “outperform” to “cautious” on Tuesday, citing advertising and ratings pressures, sending some stocks southward.   ...

DirecTV Raises NFL Sunday Ticket Rates

DirecTV is raising the price of its popular NFL Sunday Ticket by between 5% and 7% for the 2015 season, an effort to help offset the estimated $12 billion the satellite TV company paid to keep the out-of-market pro football package exclusive for the next eight years. ...

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