David Zaslav isn’t ready to commit just yet to the plan that Dish Network and Disney sketched last week to create a personal pay TV streaming service with most — but not all — of the leading channels. “The question is: what’s the legacy impact?” the Discovery CEO said today at the Deutsche Bank Media, Internet and Telecom Conference. Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES – If your Lakers season tickets are up for renewal… If you’re contemplating leaving Dish Network to watch the Lakers’ games on a cable or satellite provider that has them… If your parents or friends are diehard Lakers fans...Show More Summary
Disney gave DISH Network the rights to sell a stand-alone internet TV service.
Ed Note: This article appears courtesy What You Pay For Sports. Charlie Ergen has somehow managed to change the game and keep it the same in one fell swoop. The Dish Network Chairman sent a few shock waves through the television business...Show More Summary
Earlier this week, Dish Network and Disney reached a landmark content rights deal that many are saying will change the future of how we watch television and online video. In short, Dish agreed to carry certain less-popular Disney-owned...Show More Summary
Rumors that existing satellite and cable TV providers would launch full internet streaming services have circled for years, but the new agreement between Dish Network and Disney has suddenly stirred the pot. Between a deal that could actually put...
By Trefis: After months of negotiation, Disney (NYSE:DIS) and Dish Network (NASDAQ:DISH), have reached a long-term programming deal, allowing the satellite TV operator to carry Disney’s networks such as ABC and ESPN. The deal will also grant Dish over-the-top rights to include Disney programming in a web based service. Show More Summary
Not long ago, Dish Networks introduced a new DVR called Hopper that tries something rather unique: it actually offers features that make users happy, such as the ability to automatically skip ads (something users were doing anyway).Show More Summary
The SEC, ESPN and Dish Network made a major announcement on Monday, when it was revealed that Dish and The Walt Disney Co. agreed to a multiplatform, long-term agreement to carry several channels of Disney programming, including the soon-to-be-launched SEC Network. Show More Summary
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Fox’s Deputy COO particularly likes the fact that Dish Network agreed to disable the ad-zapping function in its Hopper DVRs for the first three days after it records an ABC show. “Protecting certain windows is important” — especially...Show More Summary
The FCC issued a public notice stating that a subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation won the licenses for the PCS H block spectrum across the entire country. Dish can finally realize its dreams of becoming a player in the wireless market with its spectrum!
In what came as little surprise, Dish Network has walked away with every one of the 176 spectrum licenses the Federal Communications Commission auctioned off in the PCS band last month, according to FCC documentation (pdf). And given that every other major carrier declined to participate, Dish […]
We live in interesting times. Comcast is buying Time Warner, Aereo's existence is on the line in court, Netflix is cutting deals with Comcast, Apple is trying to find a seat at the telecom table, and Dish Network has turned a new leaf...Show More Summary
Verizon Communications is in talks with content providers to deliver web-based TV services to mobile platforms, chief executive Lowell McAdam, said at an investor conference on Tuesday. A day earlier, Dish Network Corp and Walt Disney Co announced a landmark deal that will allow the No. 2 satellite TV provider to deliver Disney-owned network content... Read More
Dish Network and Disney were locked in a rather boring contract dispute that we’ve seen a thousand times: Disney wanted to charge more for its channels, Dish Network didn’t want to pay, back and forth and back and forth. A deal was cut late last night. But hidden amid the usual spin is a major breakthrough for Internet TV.
Dish Network may be trying to win back cord cutters with its planned Internet TV service. A report by Bloomberg claims that the streaming video service could be cheaper than the company’s satellite offering: The company aims to offer...Show More Summary
Having amassed the spectrum, Dish can move forward with a number of options, such as leasing or selling the spectrum, launching its own nationwide wireless network, or partnering with an existing wireless carrier.
The new distribution agreement, expected to become a blueprint on how the television industry treats digital programming rights, allows for a new wireless TV service. Walt Disney Co. and satellite TV provider Dish Network's sweeping new agreement could lead to changes in the way consumers watch television.