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Market approves of Directv acquisition by Liberty


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#1 OFFLINE   MikeR7

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Posted 11 December 2006 - 02:01 PM

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#2 OFFLINE   jdspencer

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Posted 11 December 2006 - 05:07 PM

Only time will tell if the subscribers approve of this acquisition. :)
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#3 OFFLINE   Sackchamp56

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Posted 11 December 2006 - 08:18 PM

Only time will tell if the subscribers approve of this acquisition. :)


No kidding. Does this worry anyone else? I guess it could be good, bad, or completely transparent. These things usually scare me. My company is always taking over smaller firms, squeezing everything out of them that made them good, just to make more profit. You are right, only time will tell.

#4 OFFLINE   bluedogok

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Posted 11 December 2006 - 08:39 PM

My company is always taking over smaller firms, squeezing everything out of them that made them good, just to make more profit. You are right, only time will tell.

Isn't that pretty much what Murdoch has tried to do with every company that he buys?
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#5 ONLINE   TheRatPatrol

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Posted 11 December 2006 - 08:58 PM

With Liberty taking over, do you think there will be any chance of D* going back to Tivo? Sounds like the HR20 is having a lot of issues.

#6 OFFLINE   rirwin1983

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Posted 12 December 2006 - 12:53 AM

no, that would mean they would have to admit they are wrong, which directv isent good at

#7 OFFLINE   lewah33

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Posted 12 December 2006 - 01:00 AM

With Liberty taking over, do you think there will be any chance of D* going back to Tivo? Sounds like the HR20 is having a lot of issues.

Does the DVR technology and software development org go with Directv to Liberty in the deal, or does that development team stay at newscorp?

#8 OFFLINE   JLucPicard

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Posted 12 December 2006 - 06:27 AM

With Liberty taking over, do you think there will be any chance of D* going back to Tivo? Sounds like the HR20 is having a lot of issues.


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