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These excerpts taken from the DISCA 10-K filed Feb 26, 2009.
Competition
 
Cable and satellite network programming is a highly competitive business in the United States and worldwide. Our cable and satellite networks and websites generally compete for advertising revenue with other cable and broadcast television networks, online and mobile outlets, radio programming and print media. Our networks and websites also compete for their target audiences with all forms of programming and other media provided to viewers, including broadcast networks, local over-the-air television stations, competitors’ pay and basic cable television networks, pay-per-view and video-on-demand services, online activities and other forms of news, information and entertainment. Our networks also compete with other television networks for distribution and affiliate fees derived from distribution agreements with cable television operators, satellite operators and other distributors. Our commerce and education division also operates in highly competitive industries with our e-commerce and catalogue business competing with brick and mortar and online retailers and our education business competing with other providers of educational products to schools, including providers with long-standing relationships, such as Scholastic.
 
Competition
 
Cable and satellite network programming is a highly competitive business in the United States and worldwide. Our cable and satellite networks and websites generally compete for advertising revenue with other cable and broadcast television networks, online and mobile outlets, radio programming and print media. Our networks and websites also compete for their target audiences with all forms of programming and other media provided to viewers, including broadcast networks, local over-the-air television stations, competitors’ pay and basic cable television networks, pay-per-view and video-on-demand services, online activities and other forms of news, information and entertainment. Our networks also compete with other television networks for distribution and affiliate fees derived from distribution agreements with cable television operators, satellite operators and other distributors. Our commerce and education division also operates in highly competitive industries with our e-commerce and catalogue business competing with brick and mortar and online retailers and our education business competing with other providers of educational products to schools, including providers with long-standing relationships, such as Scholastic.
 
Competition


 



Cable and satellite network programming is a highly competitive
business in the United States and worldwide. Our cable and
satellite networks and websites generally compete for
advertising revenue with other cable and broadcast television
networks, online and mobile outlets, radio programming and print
media. Our networks and websites also compete for their target
audiences with all forms of programming and other media provided
to viewers, including broadcast networks, local
over-the-air
television stations, competitors’ pay and basic cable
television networks,
pay-per-view
and
video-on-demand
services, online activities and other forms of news, information
and entertainment. Our networks also compete with other
television networks for distribution and affiliate fees derived
from distribution agreements with cable television operators,
satellite operators and other distributors. Our commerce and
education division also operates in highly competitive
industries with our
e-commerce
and catalogue business competing with brick and mortar and
online retailers and our education business competing with other
providers of educational products to schools, including
providers with long-standing relationships, such as Scholastic.


 




Competition


 



Cable and satellite network programming is a highly competitive
business in the United States and worldwide. Our cable and
satellite networks and websites generally compete for
advertising revenue with other cable and broadcast television
networks, online and mobile outlets, radio programming and print
media. Our networks and websites also compete for their target
audiences with all forms of programming and other media provided
to viewers, including broadcast networks, local
over-the-air
television stations, competitors’ pay and basic cable
television networks,
pay-per-view
and
video-on-demand
services, online activities and other forms of news, information
and entertainment. Our networks also compete with other
television networks for distribution and affiliate fees derived
from distribution agreements with cable television operators,
satellite operators and other distributors. Our commerce and
education division also operates in highly competitive
industries with our
e-commerce
and catalogue business competing with brick and mortar and
online retailers and our education business competing with other
providers of educational products to schools, including
providers with long-standing relationships, such as Scholastic.


 




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10-K (4 sections)
Feb 26, 2009

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