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    Shares for the number two satellite company have plunged 21 percent since to date in 2016 making investors concerned whether Dish will be able to soar in the slowing economy as they grapple with the new Sling TV streaming service that has not paid off yet and become the blockbuster hit. DISH has projected that the total Sling subscriptions is around 500,000 now, but is still down from what they had hoped for. In comparison to DirecTV, Dish had lost similar numbers to competitor DirecTV in the pay television industry. In quarter one DISH saw an increase of subscribers of 40,000 while AT&T added just 12,000. In quarters two and three DISH reported a combined loss of 107,000 subscribers (Kline 6 Jan 2016). In 2011 dish stated they are “looking for a better class of customer,” and is curbing its market budget for low-income subscribers in efforts to draw in more revenues in light of the changing…

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    FOX etc., Using digital communications channels to increase service demand, Take advantage of acquisitions and takeovers, and Use international level programming and professional installation services. The companies’ threats opportunities include: Low cost of competitors and imports, Competition, Copyright infringements of TIVO and cable act in 2007, Battles between network providers and satellite companies on carriage fees, Fluctuations in exchange rates, and Challenges imposed by traditional…

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    Sirius XM Holdings Incorporated is one of the fastest-growing companies on the market today. Buying a share in Sirius’s stock is a great and safe way to invest your money. Sirius XM’s competitors don’t have nearly good statistics or for that matter, a good product. Sirius XM is categorized as a consumer service business sector and it is in the broadcasting industry. Sirius XM Holdings Inc. was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in New York, New York. They have over 175 channels including 72…

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    Directv: A Case Study

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    The History of DirecTV DirecTV is a broadcasted direct American satellite service provider and that is headquartered in El Segundo, California. DirecTV became a subsidiary of AT&T, as of 2015 (Noonan, 2015). The satellite service, launched in June of 1994, and it relays digital satellite television and audio to households in the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean (Noonan, 2015). After being approved by the United States Federal Communications Commission and United States Department…

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    Directv Merger Case Study

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    In this research paper, I am portraying the role of newly hired Change Consultant for the merger of Directv and AT&T. As a Change Consultant, I am formulating changes that will affect the two merged companies. The change that will be applied to these merged companies is the campaign of how culture influences respond to change. Subsequently, I will outline the change while developing a plan that uses the Iceberg Model of communications and why this method is valuable to use to communicate the…

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    Comcast: Company Overview

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    While some Differences between COMCAST and Directv are noticeable, the similarities are striking. In 1963, COMCAST was founded after the purchase of a small startup subscriber cable system (Our History). Aside from providing excellent service to their subscribers, COMCAST is very driven in evolving with our world. For example this past week when the earthquakes hit central Italy, COMCAST provided all of their Xfinity subscribers free calls to…

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    Dow Corning Case Study

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    Customer relationship management (CRM) is the focus of any business, because every company provides a service to a consumer. Dow Corning and DirecTV are both offering a product to a consumer, which allows the two companies to be compared for similarities and differences (O’Brien & Marakas, 2011). Information technology (IT) does not differ for most companies, because IT is incorporated into businesses to allow their products to be managed and distributed efficiently, even if they are not…

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    DirecTV and actor Rob Lowe have recently collaborated on a series of commercials. The purpose of these commercials was to persuade people to get rid of cable, and sign up for DirecTV. Every commercial that was released pretty much followed the same format. I will be specifically analyzing the commercial titled, "Far Less Attractive Rob Lowe." The commercial begins by presenting the audience with Rob Lowe as his normal self. He is depicted as the handsome, successful, and confident man that a…

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    Dish Network Case Study

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    competitive with DirecTV and cable providers alike, but they have not only had to face direct competition. But they also had an influx of new options for customers that were more attractive, and Dish has started to pay the cost of bad market research. I will address three examples of where Dish made bad strategic management decisions in recent years. The first one is Dish Network 's acquisition of Blockbuster…

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    Corning Case Study

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    Both Dow Corning and DirecTV implemented CRM, customer relationship management, through the use of mobile devices like laptops and smartphones. Customer relationship management is a system used to manage all aspects of a customers interaction with an organization (Connick, 2017). By using this mobile technology, both Dow Corning and DirecTV benefited in many ways. Their sales teams were more productive as they were able to essentially have everything they needed to know about the customer in…

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