EchoStar Denies AT&T Deal, Possible Sale

  • January 9, 2006
EchoStar Communications, operator of the Dish Network, is not for sale, chairman-CEO Charlie Ergin told reporters Friday during the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Speculation that the No. 2 satellite network might be in play was sparked by a report in the Denver Post, and comments by securities analysts that AT&T might be interested in acquiring it to get back into the television distribution business.
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