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Al Jazeera's announced plans to establish a new U.S. cable news channel via the purchase of Current TV isn't even 48 hours old and already it finds itself in a vicious battle to retain distribution rights.
While many special dividends have already been paid, Street.com has compiled a small collection of deals.
Verizon is not interested in buying spectrum from Dish Network and does not plan to make any big acquisitions, its CEO said.
Stocks ended lower Monday, weighed by a weaker-than-expected manufacturing report and despite new details of a counter-offer from House Republicans to avert the "fiscal cliff."
Charter Communications, the St. Louis-based cable company, has more upside than any other U.S. cable company, CEO Thomas Rutledge told CNBC's "Power Lunch" on Monday.
Take a look at some of Monday's morning movers.
*Dish shares rise, DirecTV shares fall. Nov 6- Dish Network Corp, the second-largest U.S. satellite TV company after DirecTV, reported a third-quarter loss due to high litigation costs and said it was prepared to raise prices next year after a one-year freeze.
Nov 6- Cablevision Systems Corp reported a third-quarter loss on Tuesday and its shares fell over 5 percent as investors worried about a decline in video customers and the financial impact of Hurricane Sandy.
Nov 6- Cablevision Systems Corp reported a third-quarter loss on Tuesday due to higher costs and lost video customers, even as it gained Internet customers faster than analysts expected.
*DirecTV says July dispute with Viacom increased Q3 churn. Nov 6- Satellite TV provider DirecTV saw more U.S. subscribers than expected cancel in the quarter due to a programming dispute with Viacom that blacked out channels such as Nickelodeon and MTV for nine days in July.
TEMPE, Ariz.-- Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott says DirecTV officials "have dug in their heels" and he sees no reason for optimism that the satellite provider will add the new Pac-12 networks to their service.
Oct 9- According to a new report issued today by Fitch Ratings, the U.S. Telecom and Cable sector's liquidity and margins remain stable in the face of competitive pressures and a slow growth environment.
Oct 8- Gannett Co Inc said it reached a deal with Charles Ergen's Dish Network Corp on Monday avoiding a blackout that would have prevented some Dish customers in the United States from seeing content broadcast by networks ABC, NBC and CBS.
Oct 8- Gannett Co Inc:. *Statement regarding Gannett-Dish network agreement. *Says reached an agreement with Dish Network regarding Dish Network's.
Take a look at some of Mondays morning movers.
Oct 8- Gannett Co Inc and Dish Network Corp have agreed to extend by several hours their deadline to reach a deal over the satellite TV provider's commercial-skipping digital video recorder. Gannett had earlier set a midnight, Oct. 7 deadline for negotiations with Dish and said that an agreement was possible.
Oct 8- Gannett Co Inc and Dish Network Corp have agreed to extend their negotiation deadline by several hours to reach a deal over fees that involve the satellite TV provider's controversial digital video recorder. "In order to provide additional time to reach a deal, both sides have agreed to extend the deadline by several hours," Gannett said in a statement.
McLEAN, Va.-- Dish Network Corp. and Gannett Co. say they've agreed to extend a deadline by several hours as their talks continue in a dispute over fees involving access by more than 2 million Dish subscribers to Gannett's TV stations in 19 cities.
Oct 8- Gannett Co Inc:. *Says at this time Gannett and DISH are continuing to negotiate. *Says both sides have agreed to extend the deadline by several hours.