News of Note—21st Century Fox, Hearst, GatesAir and Dish Network

news of note

Here are the other stories we're following today:

> 21st Century Fox has named Star India Chairman and CEO Uday Shankar as president of 21st Century Fox in Asia, effective immediately. Release

> Hearst Television has signed an agreement with GatesAir to purchase broadband transmitters and installation services from GatesAir. TVNewsCheck article

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> Dish Network CEO Charlie Ergen is stepping down to focus on the company's wireless business. FierceWireless article

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