Newsbits for Monday 8/23/04

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  1. Chris Blount

    Chris Blount Creator of DBSTalk Staff Member Administrator DBSTalk Gold Club

    Jun 22, 2001
    TiVo, which helped introduce the DVR in 1999, now faces an onslaught of competition from cable systems and satellite operators, which are quickly eroding TiVo's once-dominant market share. More HERE.

    On Friday, the DirecTV Group completed its sale of PanAmSat to private equity firms, receiving about $2.6 billion in cash for the transaction. More HERE.

    Are you ready for a 24-7 reality TV channel? FOX and the cable executives who once ran the USA network and E! Entertainment Television will be battling it out to see who can get the first reality TV channel on the air. More HERE.

    UPDATE: 3:40PM CDT

    Rumor info: DirecTV is planning to launch Bravo HD on August 31 and NBC HD East & West on September 21. More HERE.
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