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New DirecTV boss would like relationship with DishNetwork
By Phillip Swann, President, TVPredictions.com

Washington, D.C. (December 30, 2006) -- Liberty Media Chairman John Malone says
DirecTV could team with EchoStar on several High-Definition TV projects.

That's according to a new article published by Broadcasting & Cable Magazine.

Liberty Media this month took control of DIRECTV in a stock swap with former parent
News Corp. While the deal is not expected to close until mid-2007 or later, Malone is
already reviewing the satcaster's plans for high-def.

Malone commented on speculation that he might seek a merger with EchoStar, said
if a merger was not possible, the two companies could still work together on various
projects, particularly high-def. ...

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