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Understanding Who Owns Voom HD (Holdings LLC)
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Cablevision Systems Corporation & Holdings

Cablevision's Rainbow Media Holdings LLC
Rainbow Media is a subsidiary of Cablevision

Brands: AMC, IFC, WEtv, LifeSkool, SportsKool, Voom HD Networks, News 12, and Sundance Channel (On May 7, 2008, Rainbow Media announced that it has purchased Sundance Channel for $496 million).

At one point, Voom HD was a start-up DBS provider which attempted to directly compete with DirecTV and Dish/Echostar. In 2005, Echostar purchased Voom’s satellite (Rainbow 1) from Cablevision for $200 million. Echostar affiliate, Echostar Media Holdings, received a 20% stake in Voom HD as part of the sale; Voom-Echostar affiliation agreement was reached as a result of the transaction.


Cablevision's Cable Television Operations
Cablevision Systems Corporation, an American cable television company is the 5th largest cable provider in the USA, with most customers residing in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and parts of Pennsylvania. Cablevision also offers high-speed Internet connections (Optimum Online), as well as digital cable (iO), and VoIP phone service (Optimum Voice) through its Optimum brand name.

Total Cable Subscribers: 3.1 million, 1.1 million are HD cable subscribers.

Cablevision's Sports Holdings
The Madison Square Garden, L.P. subsidiary controls Madison Square Garden arena in New York City, professional sports teams for whom MSG is their home, New York Knicks, New York Rangers, and New York Liberty. The company also owns the Hartford Wolf Pack, a minor-league professional hockey team affiliated with the New York Rangers.

Cablevision's Print Media Holdings
On May 12th, 2008, Newsday reported that it would be purchased by Cablevision in a deal worth $650m. Newsday is a daily tabloid-size Pulitzer Prize winning newspaper servicing Long Island and the New York City borough of Queens, although it is sold throughout the New York City metropolitan area. As of fall 2007, Newsday's weekday circulation of 387,000 ranks it 10th-highest in the United States, as well as one of the highest for a suburban newspaper publication. Melville, New York (Long Island), is the publication's headquarters.

Other Cablevision Holdings
Other properties owned by Cablevision, through its Madison Square Garden, L.P. division, include the Beacon Theater and Clearview Cinemas. Madison Square Garden, L.P. has a long-term lease agreement to operate Radio City Music Hall. Cablevision is the owner of Radio City Entertainment, the company which operates the Rockettes.

Cablevision Systems Corporation Company Details
Year Started: 1985
State of Incorporation: DE
Company Website: Cablevision
Ticker Symbol: CVC
Stock Exchange: NYS
Also Does Business As: Cablevision
SIC #Code: 4841
Est. Annual Sales: $5,927,462,000
Est. Employees: 22,075
 
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Didn't we have the same thread a few days ago?
 

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It was suggested, 'Understanding Who Owns Voom HD (Holdings LLC)' was more relevant in the 'Dish HD Discussions' arena.

Then just ask for it to be moved. No offense. It just sseems better thsn starting over.
 
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