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Rainbow Media to Launch VOOM 21 HD Originals

Monty Solomon (
Fri, 29 Apr 2005 09:45:19 -0400

Rainbow Media Holdings to Launch and Operate VOOM 21 HD Originals;
Signs Major Distribution Agreement with EchoStar Communications

JERICHO, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 29, 2005--Rainbow Media Holdings LLC:

-- Greg Moyer and Nora Ryan Named Co-General Managers of VOOM 21
HD Originals

-- VOOM HD originals will appear on DISH Network

Rainbow Media Holdings LLC today announced that it will operate and
launch the VOOM 21 HD Originals, an innovative suite of 21
high-definition channels, for distribution to cable operators and
satellite TV providers. Rainbow also announced today that it has
concluded its first major carriage agreement for the channels with
EchoStar Communications Corporation, which will carry ten of the HD
channels on its DISH Network, expanding to carry all 21 channels by
2006. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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