Source: Wired News
Charlie Ergen’s not the only one with money, ambition and an eye on the sky. Rupert Murdoch, who previously had designs on buying DirecTV, and whose NDS company has been accused of helping hackers pirate digital TV access smartcards, may well return to the fray.
No love has been lost between Ergen and Murdoch in the past. If a new battle erupts between these billionaires, the scorched TV landscape that could result might make the sorts of merger battles we’ve seen up to now look like weekend picnics.