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What Goes Around... Will Dish and MicroSoft Back Into Another Partnership?
Posted 16 August 2002 - 10:23 AM
DishNetwork officials have recently mentioned EarthLink as a possible future partner in providing satellite-based wireless broadband Internet service to DishNetwork subscribers.
EarthLink is considered a likely takeover target because it has not shown a profit siince 2000 when it acquired MindSpring, an Atlanta-based ISP. Adding to EarthLink's woes, its debt is over $1 billion, and Sprint, a key investor, has reduced its financial support.
[Above link is to the Atlanta Business Chronicle home page. To access the full article, sign up for free membership and search on "EarthLink".]
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