EchoStar (SATS) is reportedly in talks with Brazilian companies to launch a JV satellite-TV...

|About: EchoStar Corporation (SATS)|By:, SA News Editor

EchoStar (SATS) is reportedly in talks with Brazilian companies to launch a JV satellite-TV service in Brazil. The move would expand Dish Network's (DISH and EchoStar are controlled by Charlie Ergen) minimal exposure to fast-growing Latin America, and be a threat to DirecTV (DTV) which is counting on the region to fuel its own growth.