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Dish, Turner Agree to Extension

Turner Broadcasting said it has agreed to a short-term extension with Dish Network, a deal that will put eight of its pay-TV networks back on the air for Dish subscribers, while avoiding a blackout of its flagship TBS and TNT networks. ...

CBS, Dish Agree to Extension

In what seems to be a sign that the two parties are getting closer to reaching an agreement, CBS has agreed to a short term extension of its current carriage agreement with Dish Network as it continues to try to hammer out a deal. ...

Malone Would Pursue TWC Again If Comcast Deal Rejected

Liberty Media chairman John Malone said he would pursue Time Warner Cable again if its current deal with Comcast is rejected by regulators.  However, he noted that his current arrangement with both companies is probably the best outcome. ...

Malone: Wheeler Will Find A Way with Broadband Regs

New York – Liberty Media chairman John Malone weighed in about the threat of increased federal regulation on the cable industry, telling the audience at Liberty's investor meeting that he believes Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler will find a way to satisfy both camps on the regulation front. ...

Dish Soars on Spectrum Valuation

Dish Network shares were up more than 9% in early trading Wednesday after the close of the federal AWS-3 spectrum auction surpassed expectations, boosting the value of the satellite company’s own wireless licenses considerably.   ...


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