EchoStar Communications

  1. IMF, EchoStar Form New Deal

    May 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Financial terms were not disclosed. Satellite television operator EchoStar Communications has entered into a new multi-year deal with Universal Music Group to carry the major label’s new music TV network IMF: The International Music Feed. Financia ...

  2. XM Offers Channels To DirectTV Subscribers

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT channels made available. The two leading satellite radio and TV providers, XM Satellite Radio and DirecTV announced Thursday (September 29) a distribution deal to offer 72 of XM's 150 channels to 14.6 million DirecTV subscribers. Beginning ...

  3. Forgent Sues TV Companies Over Patents

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Software and intellectual property licensing firm Forgent Networks on July 14 said it has filed a lawsuit against 15 cable and satellite TV companies for infringing on a digital video recording patent (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Software and intel ...

  4. EchoStar Names New Prez

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Satellite TV provider EchoStar Communications strengthened its executive suite, naming former Bell Canada executive Michael Neuman its new president/COO and appointing Carl Vogel, who recently joined NEW YORK (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Satellite ...

  5. Satellite Firms Launch Florida Suit

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT DirecTV and EchoStar Communications have jointly filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of provisions of Florida's communications services tax law. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- DirecTV and EchoStar Communications have jointly filed ...

  6. Ruling: EchoStar Must Carry UMG Vid Network

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT EchoStar Communications' Dish network must honor a contractual obligation to carry a new music video network from Vivendi Universal and Universal Music Group, a U.S. District Court in Manhattan has ru NEW YORK -- EchoStar Communications' ...

  7. Ruling: EchoStar Must Carry UMG Vid Network

    April 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT EchoStar Communications' Dish network must honor a contractual obligation to carry a new music video network from Vivendi Universal and Universal Music Group, a U.S. District Court in Manhattan has ru EchoStar Communications' Dish networ ...

  8. Vivendi Claims Dish Debacle

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Vivendi Universal S.A. says it is ready to launch a music channel with an "international flavor" for EchoStar Communications' Dish network but claims EchoStar refuses to honor its contractual obligati NEW YORK -- Vivendi Universal S ...

  9. Sirius, EchoStar Join Forces

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In a deal with EchoStar Communications that will enable users to hear its 64 commercial-free music channels on millions of TV sets, Sirius Satellite Radio last Thursday leapfrogged its lone competitor LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter)--In a deal wi ...

  10. 'Millionaire' Creator Sues Disney

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. creators of the "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" franchise are suing the Walt Disney Co. for allegedly licensing the hit television series to ABC at below-market prices and inflating productio Study: Teens Knowingly Download Musi ...