DirecTV-Dish Network merger could finally happen in 2022: analyst

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DirecTV-Dish Network merger could finally happen in 2022: analyst

Post by Admin » Fri Jan 14, 2022 6:29 am

The idea of DirecTV and Dish Network combining their pay TV businesses has been kicked around for years but one analyst feels like the time may finally be right in 2022.

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Lightshed offered up a long list of TMT predictions for 2022 and, after taking year off in 2021 from trumpeting a satellite provider tie-up, returned to its thesis that a Dish Network and DirecTV combination is necessary given the persistence of cord cutting.

“We believe the regulatory risks today are not high given the state of the Pay TV market. Frankly, if [Dish Network Chairman Charlie] Ergen can’t get it announced this year, it might never happen,” wrote[...] Read more @ FierceVideo.com



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