News tagged with satellite operators

Dish Network 4Q profit falls, gains subscribers

(AP) -- Dish Network's aggressive advertising blitz grabbed more subscribers for the third straight quarter, the company reported Monday, though that cut into profits during the final three months of the year.

dateMar 01, 2010 in Business
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Charges drag DirecTV to 4th-quarter loss

(AP) -- DirecTV Inc. on Thursday reported a fourth-quarter loss after absorbing a hefty merger charge. The nation's largest satellite TV operator also added 60 percent fewer new subscribers as discounted bundles ...

dateFeb 18, 2010 in Business
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GOES-P Set for Launch

(PhysOrg.com) -- The GOES spacecraft continues its processing at the Astrotech Facility in Titusville, Fla. and fuel was loaded into the GOES-P spacecraft on Saturday, January 30. The fuel will keep GOES-P ...

dateFeb 04, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Tropical Storm Oli forms in the southern Pacific

The twelfth tropical cyclone in the Southern Pacific Ocean has formed today, February 1, 2010, and because of its proximity to the Fiji islands, it has been dubbed "Oli." The GOES-11 satellite passed over Oli early this morning ...

dateFeb 01, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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