Echostar Communications has purchased the struggling VOOM HDTV satellite service for $200 million in cash. ¶ Cablevisions service, called VOOM has struggled since its creation with only $26,000 subscribers and more than $76 million in lost revenues. The company claims it will continue to provide service to current customers, but there is no word on how the transition to EchoStar Communications will occur. ... Link: DesignTechnica.
Here's the story in the New York Times. --Dennis