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Dish Network, DirecTV CEOs sound off on Illinois satellite TV tax - Reboot Il...

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Dish Network, DirecTV CEOs sound off on Illinois satellite TV tax
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Springfield is considering a new tax on satellite television customers. This is an old trick being played by a new hand; this is a discriminatory tax that's perpetually suggested every year in Springfield. The bottom line is that the cable industry ...


Netflix tells Federal Communication to reject AT&T's purchase of satellite TV...

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Netflix tells Federal Communication to reject AT&T's purchase of satellite TV ...
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According to internet video service Netflix, the Federal Communication must reject AT&T's purchase of satellite TV company DirecTV unless some alterations are made in their deal. According to Netflix, if the deal is completed in its current form, then ...
Netflix urges revisions to AT&T-DirecTV dealLos Angeles Times
Netflix asks US FCC to reject AT&T-DirecTV merger unless changes madeFortune
Netflix says FCC should demand changes in AT&T-DirecTV dealWBOC TV 16

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TiVo: Most OTA Cord-Cutters Come From Satellite - Multichannel News

TiVo: Most OTA Cord-Cutters Come From Satellite
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?The data we've collected shows a clear trend ? satellite TV subscribers are more likely than cable subscribers to cut the cord in favor of an OTA DVR,? Tom Rogers, TiVo's president and CEO, said in a statement. ?TiVo has an OTA solution for operators ...

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Proposed tax on satellite TV will hurt rural Illinois - Watchdog.org

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Proposed tax on satellite TV will hurt rural Illinois
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Illinois State Representative Art Turner (D-09) has floated the idea of taxing satellite TV; he insists that a five percent tax would raise upwards of $110 million in new revenue a year. Many Illinoisans, however, are arguing that such a tax would be ...


Vermont lawmakers debate 2.5 percent satellite TV tax - CT Post

Vermont lawmakers debate 2.5 percent satellite TV tax
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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) ? One of the provisions in a tax bill newly passed by the Vermont Senate calls for a new 2.5 percent levy on satellite television and Internet service. Senators say the tax would raise $2.5 million of the $34.2 million in ...

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Ottawa moves to reduce costs for rural Internet, satellite TV - The Globe and...

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Ottawa moves to reduce costs for rural Internet, satellite TV
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The federal government will announce new measures on Tuesday that are intended to reduce the cost of Internet and television services for Canadians living in rural communities. Ottawa plans to lower the regulatory fees companies pay the federal ...
Ottawa to cut regulatory fees for satellite Internet, TV in rural areasFinancial Post
Feds to cut regulatory fees for satellite Internet, TV services for rural areasWinnipeg Free Press

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Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight Delayed By Widespread Cable & Satellite Outages ......

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Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight Delayed By Widespread Cable & Satellite Outages ...
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UPDATED 9:01PM: Massive cable and satellite service outages have forced the delay of the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao championship fight. Service outages or connection problems have occurred in many parts if not most of the country.
Boxing match pops up on phones as TV habits changeDothan Eagle
Mayweather-Pacquiao prizefight delayed amid high TV demandMyFox Chicago

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Al Gore: Solar Is Like Satellite TV - Greentech Media

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Al Gore: Solar Is Like Satellite TV
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But where the grid exists, ?This is like satellite TV versus the cable monopoly. It's exactly the same as with distributed solar,? Gore said. ?Renewable energy is providing choice.? Gore recalled that when President George H.W. Bush vetoed the Cable ...

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Satellite TV industry wants to head off talk of 5% state tax - Peoria Journal...

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Satellite TV industry wants to head off talk of 5% state tax
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SPRINGFIELD ? Satellite TV representatives said Monday they fear the Illinois legislature may try to revive the idea of a tax on satellite TV services as a way of paying for a new public works construction program. While acknowledging they haven't ...
Satellite TV says Illinois shouldn't consider 5 percent taxChicago Sun-Times
Satellite TV operators warn of tax pushQuad City Times
Idea of tax on satellite TV in Illinois draws fire from industryNorthwest Herald

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Stop the satellite TV tax - The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)

Stop the satellite TV tax
The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)
Cable's claim that this discriminatory tax is justified because satellite TV doesn't pay local franchise fees could not be further from the truth. Cable pays those fees to local towns and cities in exchange for the right to bury cables in the public ...

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