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Dish’s Ergen Says Some Acquisition Talks Failed Before Dividend

November 07, 2011

Nov. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Dish Network Corp. Chairman Charlie Ergen said it “made some sense” to offer a one-time, $2 a share dividend after talks about “certain acquisitions” failed.

Ergen spoke on Dish’s earnings conference call today.

To contact the reporter on this story: Alex Sherman in New York at asherman6@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Peter Elstrom at pelstrom@bloomberg.net


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