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Dish Network Hurt By Retrans Battles

Analysts blame Dish Network's "worst quarterly subscriber performance in the company's history" for Q4 2010 on the company's retrans battles with Fox Sports and MSG Network, according to Multichannel News' Mike Farrell.

Dish lost 156,000 customers in that quarter after National Geographic Channel, FX and 19 regional Fox Sports networks went dark on Dish from Oct. 1 to Oct. 29; MSG Network also pulled the Dish plug on Oct. 1.

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