Here is a bit of a conversation that took place last Wed.(paraphrased):
Howard Stern: …They had to provide enourmous amount of money. First of all, when you look at the cable television and they don’t have to provide content.
Robin Quivers: Their major job was in equipment and infrastructure
HS: If people needed it and subscribed. The problem with satellite; not only did we have to provide infrastructure, not only did they have to invent it, but they also had to get content. They had to pay NFL, they had to pay me”