Viewers would benefit from consolidation, DIRECTV chief says

09/25/2013 | Hollywood Reporter (free content), The

DIRECTV is unlikely to merge with DISH Network because of the "very challenging" regulatory climate in the U.S., although such mergers "would be pro-consumer and pro-competition," DIRECTV Chairman and CEO Mike White said at an industry conference. DIRECTV also is looking for ways to reduce its programming costs, possibly through an over-the-top partnership, but White said it was "too soon to speculate" about the future of its NFL Sunday Ticket package, the rights to which are up at the end of next season.

View Full Article in:

Hollywood Reporter (free content), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Media

Job Title Company Location
Director, Industry Initiatives (Digital Video and AdvancedTV)
Interactive Advertising Bureau
New York, NY
Digital Ad Operations Specialist
Crain Communications
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Senior Manager, Marketing
New York, NY
Sr. Product Marketing Manager
San Francisco, CA
Director Business and Legal Affairs
The Weather Channel
Atlanta, GA