Greetings! Sorry I haven't updated for a while. Not much going on in the satellite world these days. EchoStar said it may cost the company $100 million to come into compliance with any new rules that propose to ban the delivery of local channels to two dishes, along with disruptions for customers who rely on the two-dish solution for local TV. More HERE. Satellite better watch out. The National Cable and Telecommunications Association reported Monday that the number of local TV markets in which consumers can receive a package of HDTV services from a cable operator has grown to 177, out of 210 markets, including all of the country's top 100 DMAs. More HERE. The National Association of Broadcasters said it will back new educational efforts to promote digital and high-def television, including the debut of a Web site (http://www.checkhd.com) that answers questions from consumers interested in digital TV or considering purchasing a new digital television. More HERE.