Dish Network Wins Blockbuster

Posted on April 6, 2011 at 2:24pm by

Dish Network Corp won a bankruptcy auction for Blockbuster Inc. early Wednesday morning, offering about $320.6 million for the movie-rental chain, The Wall Street Journal reports.

Dish won Blockbuster after a marathon auction that began Tuesday morning in federal bankruptcy court in Manhattan and concluded in the middle of the night at the offices of law firm Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft.

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One Response to Dish Network Wins Blockbuster

  1. Alison Alison says:

    As a new customer and employee to DISH Network I think the purchase of Blockbuster was a great idea! New customers who sign up with DISH Network can even get Blockbuster by mail free for 3 months! I think it’s a great promo and I’ve definitely been taking advantage of getting new releases 28 days before Netflix and Redbox. It’s awesome, check it out :)

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