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Clearwire Partners With Satellite TV Companies

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


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The official word from Google said they will run a trial of targeted video advertising with a couple of outlets: EchoStar, which operates the DISH Network, and Astound Cable, a small operation in Northern California.

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.

TiVo Scores Court Win Over Echostar

The battle of digital video recording interests ended in a jury decision in favor of TiVo and its technology patent.

EchoStar Profits Up

EchoStar Communications reported total revenue of $1.93 billion for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2004, a 28 percent increase compared with $1.51 billion for the corresponding period in 2003.