FLEXES PACKAGING PLANS
it said is an effort to provide consumers a way to pick and pay
for only some TV channels, Dish Network recently started offering
a smaller, $39.99 per month basic package of 50 programming channels
that leaves out services such as ESPN, local television stations,
and numerous other channels.
RETRANS SPAT DRAGS ON
the third month of their retransmission consent dispute, Dish
Network and Tribune Broadcasting continued at press time to take
frequent swipes at each other as the DBS service's customers
in 33 markets remained without access through Dish Network to
42 Tribune-owned local television stations and the national WGN
WIDER ON-LINE SUNDAY TICKET PLAY
with introducing a new ad campaign featuring now retired quarterback
Peyton Manning, AT&T's DirecTv unit said it is broadening
the availability of its standalone, Internet-delivered NFL Sunday
Ticket offerings to include more college students, as well as
users of Apple TV.
ECHOSTAR; KHEMKA STEPS IN
Jackson, president of Echostar Technologies, and one of the longest
tenured employees in the Dish Network-Echostar camp, has left
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