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Dish Network (DISH) is in negotiations with Viacom (VIAB), Univision and Scripps (SNI) about...

Dish Network (DISH) is in negotiations with Viacom (VIAB), Univision and Scripps (SNI) about offering their channels over the Internet in what would be the biggest attempt yet to create a legal Internet service with live cable channels, Bloomberg reports. The companies would charge a lower price for a smaller bundle of channels but which would exclude sport. However, such packages haven't been particularly successful.
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  • Ron Myers
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    Why can't they offer a package that only has sports? This is the one I would buy.
    28 Sep 2012, 08:13 AM Reply Like
  • Good Captain
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    If and when a new paradigm is established, I suspect the option you desire will soon be made available at a cost of course.
    28 Sep 2012, 12:27 PM Reply Like
  • Whitehawk
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    Not at all a fan of charlie ergen, but this is a gutsy move. He probably realizes this to be a way to capitalize on the losses he's endured in losing satellite customers. (Easy to lose customers when you rip them off.)
    28 Sep 2012, 10:22 AM Reply Like
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