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Could Hulu Potentially Harm Quality TV Shows?

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Clearwire Partners With Satellite TV Companies

Clearwire Corporation has entered into a distribution agreement with DIRECTV and EchoStar Communications.

 

Clearwire Finds Partners
Clearwire Finds Partners
New Advertising Deals for Google and Yahoo

Google is brokering a deal with DirecTV for broadcast ads. (Techmeme)

Google To Lobby FCC About Spectrum Auctions

Google, Yahoo, and eBay have enlisted satellite carriers EchoStar and DirecTV to help them lobby the Federal Communications Commission about keeping a close eye on how spectrum auctions are conducted. The alliance aims to put tighter reins on incumbent last mile providers of broadband access.

The last mile and who controls it has been a mounting concern among the major "network-less" players like Google, Yahoo, and eBay. The concern rises from suspicion of the telecommunications industry, and its control over chokepoints.

DIRECTV President Leaves Company

The DIRECTV Group announced that Mitch Stern, president and CEO of DIRECTV is leaving the company, effective today.