SKETCHES OUT DIRECTV ON-LINE PLAN
he declined to be specific, AT&T Chairman Randall Stephenson
recently said the three planned Internet-only DirecTv services
AT&T plans to launch in a couple of months will
be sold at a very, very aggressive price point.
ON-LINE FEATURES, CHANNELS
continues to prepare to launch three Internet-only versions of
its DirecTv service later this year, DirecTv recently added to
the number of channels its DBS subscribers can access on-line
through its mobile device application.
NEW VIDEO 'APP' PROPOSAL
press time, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler
(D) continued to push toward a scheduled Sept. 29 commission
vote on a new proposal that would require traditional video services
to make an Internet-based application available that would enable
consumers to access any video service they subscribe toas
well as other on-line video optionswithout the need for
a separate satellite TV receiver or cable set-top boxand
under prices that might be dictated by the agency.
DISH NETWORK, TRIBUNE DISPUTE
Jackson, president of Echostar Technologies, and one of the longest
tenured employees in the Dish Network-Echostar camp, has left
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