EchoStar Settles with NBC

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NBC settled a suit with EchoStar Communications Corp., which it had sued for
transmitting distant network signals.

Asked if any side deals -- such as carriage agreements for NBC Cable networks
-- were part of the arrangement, NBC and EchoStar representatives said they
couldn't talk about the terms.

EchoStar settled a similar case with ABC in April. The direct-broadcast satellite company would not comment on the status of litigation with CBS or Fox.

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