Cutthroat: High Stakes & Killer Moves on the Electronic Frontier
A lively, fast-paced, unauthorized account of power brokers and sky-high deals, "Cutthroat" is the one book you must read to understand the players, the tactics, and the future in the brutal telecommunications market battle between satellite TV and cable. In 1997, Rupert Murdochs News Corp. joined forces with EchoStar, Charlie Ergens upstart company, to create a satellite-TV powerhousenicknamed Deathstar. The cable industry knew its lucrative monopoly was threatened, and with TCIsJohn Malone in the forefront, cable fought back and held off the assault. How this deal lit up the sky before crashing down to earth exposes the outsized personalities, the high-stakes deal-making, the shifting alliances, and the ruthless politicking that surround the pursuit of megabucks in telecommunications today.
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с 22 июня 2018