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  1. Bob Pittman, Clear Channel CEO, on the Digital 'Chaos,' AOL's Downfall at Milken Institute

    May 02, 2012 6:27 AM EDT At one time, AOL was the Internet's premiere "walled garden" of services and content. But the removal of that wall that began in 2006 "was probably the downfall of AOL," Bob Pittman said Tuesday. "Facebook is the seco ...

  2. Business Matters: DISH Picks Odd Time to Show Interest In Pandora

    June 28, 2011 8:47 PM EDT DISH Picks Odd Time to Show Interest in Pandora -- According to numerous media reports, satellite television operator DISH Network may buy an interest in, or outright acquire, personalized Internet radio company Pandora Media. The comment made by ...

  3. Sirius XM Agrees To Liberty Media Deal

    February 17, 2009 12:00 AM EST Satellite Radio firm Sirius XM has avoided a bankruptcy filing, confirming Tuesday morning a deal with John Malone's Liberty Media that will provide it with cash infusions in return for a minority stake in the company. With the agreement, Mal ...

  4. Report: EchoStar Amasses Sirius XM Debt

    February 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST Charles Ergen's EchoStar Corp has quietly accumulated a substantial portion of Sirius XM Satellite Radio Inc's maturing debt in what could be the first salvo in an attempt to take control of the company, the Wall Street Journal said, cit ...

  5. EchoStar Acquires Placeshifting Firm

    September 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT EchoStar, which owns the DISH Network satellite TV Service, bought placeshifting technology firm Sling Media for about $380 million. Sling Media manufacturers a the Slingbox, a TV appliance that along with the SlingPlayer software allows users to ...

  6. MTV Tr3s Expands Reach

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A year after its launch, MTV Tr3s has expanded its distribution to 6.2 million Hispanic TV households and 31.9 million total homes according to Nielsen, the bilingual entertainment channel revealed. MTV Tr3s' previous incarnation, MTV Español ...

  7. Sheppard Mullin Taps FCC/DPB Vet Ferree

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sheppard Mullin has hired Ken Ferree, formerly one of the highest-ranking officials in the Federal Communications Commission and at the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, to lead the firm's new comm (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Sheppard Mull ...

  8. This Week's Top Stories

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST <UL> <LI>EchoStar Audit Finds Financial Control Deficiencies</LI> <LI>EC Drops Antitrust Inquiry Over ContentGuard</LI> <LI>Case Summary: No Defenses to Unauthorized Downloading</LI> <LI>Bill Would A ...

  9. TiVo Co-founder Ramsay Resigns As CEO

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST TiVo's Michael Ramsay, perhaps the man most responsible for introducing commercial-zapping digital video recording to television audiences worldwide, will relinquish his CEO title at the company he co (The Hollywood Reporter) -- TiVo's M ...

  10. Satellite-TV Broadcast Bill Clears House Hurdle

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The House approved legislation Oct. 6 that allows DirecTV, EchoStar and other satellite TV companies to rebroadcast network programming. WASHINGTON, D.C. ( The Hollywood Reporter ) -- The House approved legislation Oct. 6 that allows DirecTV, Echo ...

  11. Dish Gets Sirius With Radio Deal

    May 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sirius Satellite Radio has forged an agreement with Echostar's Dish satellite television network that will beam the radio service into more than 9.7 million homes in the United States. Sirius Satellite Radio has forged an agreement with Echos ...

  12. Dish Gets Sirius With Radio Deal

    May 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Satellite pact to beam signal to 10 million homes. Sirius Satellite Radio has forged an agreement with Echostar's Dish satellite television network that will beam the radio service into more than 9.7 million homes in the United States. The de ...

  13. Court Denies Injunction Vs. Viacom

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST A federal judge has denied EchoStar's request for a preliminary injunction against Viacom that would have prevented Viacom from pulling its broadcast and cable signals from EchoStar's Dish Network sat LOS ANGELES (The Hollywood Reporter) ...

  14. Clear Channel Yanks Howard Stern Off Six Channels

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST <ul><li> Victims' Relief Aid Fund Proposed In Wake Of R.I. Nightclub Deaths</li> <li> Calif. Sen. Backs Proposed New Internet Piracy Bill</li> <li> South By Southwest Conference Panels Offer CLE Credi Clear ...

  15. Sirius, EchoStar Launch Alliance

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sirius Satellite Radio, EchoStar and RadioShack today (Feb. 12) announced the formation of the Satellite Entertainment Alliance. Sirius Satellite Radio, EchoStar and RadioShack today (Feb. 12) announced the formation of the Satellite Entertainment ...

  16. Sirius, EchoStar Launch Alliance

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sirius Satellite Radio, EchoStar and RadioShack today (Feb. 12) announced the formation of the Satellite Entertainment Alliance. Sirius Satellite Radio, EchoStar and RadioShack today (Feb. 12) announced the formation of the Satellite Entertainment ...