Ex-Cablevision Atty Says Dish HD Deal's Spending Terms Clear

Law360, New York (October 4, 2012, 8:28 PM EDT) -- A former Cablevision Systems Corp. attorney told a New York state jury Thursday that DISH Network Corp. always had agreed with Cablevision about how the cable provider could spend the $500 million it promised to invest in a 15-year high-definition television deal in 2005.

Cablevision unit Voom HD Holdings LLC, which since has been spun off with AMC Networks Inc., has said that Dish and EchoStar Corp. dropped Voom's high-definition programming in 2007, only two years into the 15-year deal, costing it $2.4 billion and forcing...
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