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#21 OFFLINE   satcrazy

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 12:25 PM

Also had cablevision here [ NW Pa.] at one time. [ now TWC]

It simply sucked. Equipment, CS, programming, their " receivers" were a joke.

You could grow old just trying to navigate the guide.

IMO, it was the last choice for tv viewing.

I guess we'll see who has the better legal team, but cablevision taking over Dish?
Nah. Ergen would never let that fly.;)

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#22 OFFLINE   356B

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 12:39 PM

Another vote for MONSTER HD. It was one of my favs

Mine too, the oldies.... :)
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#23 OFFLINE   Rickt1962

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 12:50 PM

This is why companies have insurance for issues like this....

Regardless of the outcome for this court appearance this issue will be stuck in courts for years with all the appeal options. If Dish wins, VOOM will appeal. If VOOM wins, Dish will appeal.

Lawsuits like this only hurt the consumer and these companies fail to realize this. :nono2:


I own a corporation and Insurance companies do NOT COVER this :nono: Fire, Theft and accidents. It doesnt fall under any of that. The stock holders will pay !

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 01:18 PM

This would fall under liability insurance which should cover lawyers fees and judgements. Similar to an errors and omissions policy that protects a company when documents are not prepared correctly and a resulting judgement occurs. In both Dish and AMCs case, I would think they have some sort of liability insurance that covers damages resulting broken contracts that cause damage to the other party.
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Posted 03 October 2012 - 01:55 PM

Another vote for MONSTER HD. It was one of my faves , ever, and it was one of several reasons I ended up dropping DISH that year. Is there any chance it will be back either on DISH or elsewehere as a single channel??


That seems unlikely. I hit the Monsters HD Wikipedia page every year or so just in case though. :D

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 08:01 PM

I own a corporation and Insurance companies do NOT COVER this :nono: Fire, Theft and accidents. It doesnt fall under any of that. The stock holders will pay !


Incorrect. There are many different forms of insurance and the one you are referencing is called property insurance. Property insurance provides protection against most risks to property, such as fire, theft and some weather damage. Liability insurance is a part of the general insurance system of risk financing to protect the purchaser (the "insured") from the risks of liabilities imposed by lawsuits and similar claims. Dish's lawsuit could potentially be covered by Liability Insurance. As with any insurance policy, the meat is in the fine print!!
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Posted 05 October 2012 - 01:08 PM

I loved the Voom channels. Their HD was glorious, and their lack of commercials was refreshing. I wish Dish would have given us some notice of serious unhappiness so I could have recorded more before Voom blinked away.

Dish is way too big for this lawsuit to destroy it. Some executives might need to brown bag lunch once a week, but they'll find the cash to pay the eventual settlement. ;)
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Posted 06 October 2012 - 01:10 PM

Incorrect. There are many different forms of insurance and the one you are referencing is called property insurance. Property insurance provides protection against most risks to property, such as fire, theft and some weather damage. Liability insurance is a part of the general insurance system of risk financing to protect the purchaser (the "insured") from the risks of liabilities imposed by lawsuits and similar claims. Dish's lawsuit could potentially be covered by Liability Insurance. As with any insurance policy, the meat is in the fine print!!


Some what correct. Under negligence, BUt this is not the case.

#29 OFFLINE   Quentin

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Posted 06 October 2012 - 07:40 PM

I loved the Voom channels. Their HD was glorious, and their lack of commercials was refreshing.


I loved the Voom channels for the first three months. Great HD, great movies. Then I loved them for the next three months when I got to see all the movies again. After that it got a bit old.

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Posted 06 October 2012 - 07:50 PM

I loved the Voom channels for the first three months. Great HD, great movies. Then I loved them for the next three months when I got to see all the movies again. After that it got a bit old.


Did you subscribe to VOOM or watch on dish VOOM's channels ?




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