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What Is Dish Network Up To?

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    Dish Network spending spree part of plan to revamp its business

    By buying Blockbuster and paying almost $3 billion for broadband spectrum, the nation's third-largest pay-TV service provider plans to become a Netflix rival and a player in wireless communications.[​IMG]
    “Everybody's enamored with Netflix. Who's to say we can't do the same thing?” says Joe Clayton, Dish Network's president and CEO. “We have access to the studios, we have access to huge movie libraries.” Hollywood, he added, would welcome another bidder for content. “Don't you think they would encourage us to get into this business?”

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