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Saturday October 06, 2012

Blockbuster Abandons Plans for Streaming Service

Dish Network has confirmed to Bloomberg News that Blockbuster would not be turned into a streaming video service as previously stated. The video rental company was acquired by Dish last year at Blockbuster’s bankruptcy auction.

A Dish spokesman said today, however, that the decision not to pursue streaming was ultimately "an economic argument rather than a matter of securing the rights on the spectrum."