Dish Network’s Sling TV is one of the first services that offers cord-cutters and cord-nevers an inexpensive, over-the-top alternative to cable. It’s proven to be a somewhat successful package, and has reportedly attracted more than 250,000 subscribers in less than six months on the market. Show More Summary
Last week, news broke that the ongoing merger talks between Dish Network and T-Mobile have stalled. According to Bloomberg, internal factors related to valuation and structure have strained the deal. But, a major external component also complicates this potential transaction: the FCC’s auction of U.S. airwaves surrendered by television stations, which [...]
The Federal Communications Commission will likely cancel a 25 percent discount that satellite TV provider Dish Network took in the most recent wireless spectrum auction.
According to recent reports in the Wall Street Journal, the FCC is set to reject the $3.3 billion in discounts that Dish Network received in the AWS-3 auction. The commission feels that Dish's bidding partners do not qualify for the small business discount. Show More Summary
Dish Networks has confirmed the FCC plans to deny it $3.3 billion in discounts on spectrum licenses. Dish used three small companies -- called designated entities -- to place bids on its behalf during the AWS-3 auction earlier this year. Show More Summary
Dish Network confirmed that FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has circulated a draft order to deny $3.3 billion in small business discounts sought by the satellite provider’s affiliated entities in an airwaves auction earlier this year.
By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - Harbinger Capital Partners, the hedge fund firm run by Philip Falcone, filed a new lawsuit accusing satellite TV company Dish Network Corp and its chairman, Charles Ergen, of illegally trying to strip it of control of wireless company LightSquared during its bankruptcy. Show More Summary
Sling TV launched way back in January. Now that the service has earned some decent buzz, the Dish Network-owned streaming service is really working to deliver the package into many more homes.Click To Continue Reading
Some TV stations appear to be about to go dark for subscribers to Dish Network. TVNewsCheck.com reports that the Graham Media stations — WDIV-TV in Detroit; KPRC-TV in Houston; WKMG-TV in Orlando, Fla.; KSAT-TV in San Antonio; and WJXT-TV in...
Dish Network’s Sling TV today released its first set of national television ads which portray traditional cable companies as “Old TV” who bully you into paying for the 100+ channels you didn’t want. “Old TV,” symbolized by a bunch of...Show More Summary
A judge on Thursday handed a win to Dish Network Corp. in a shareholder lawsuit over Dish’s 2013 bid for bankrupt wireless venture LightSquared.
(Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is set to reject $3.3 billion worth of discounts requested by partners of Dish Network Corp, SNR Wireless and NorthStar Wireless, in the government's $45 billion airwave auction earlier this year, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources. Show More Summary
The FCC is prepared to reject Dish Network's $3.3 billion in auction discounts, reports the Wall Street Journal. Dish used three smaller companies to place bids on its behalf. The smaller companies, known as designated entities, qualified as small businesses and received a significant discount on their $13.1 billion auction tally. Show More Summary
The Federal Communications Commission is poised to reject $3.3 billion in discounts requested by partners of satellite-TV provider Dish Network Corp. in the government’s $45 billion airwave auction earlier this year, according to people familiar with the matter.
The FCC today formally adopted a Report and Order that makes changes to how small businesses participate in spectrum auctions. The changed rules are a response to Dish Networks' use of designated entities to place bids on its behalf in the AWS-3 auction earlier this year. Show More Summary
As more and more people are cutting the cord, cable networks are trying to stay relevant either by creating standalone services (HBO Now, CBS All Access, Lifetime, Showtime) or by joining skinny online services like Dish Network’s Sling TV. Show More Summary
That extra speed unlocks YouTube, Netflix, or Hulu streaming as well as offering 18 TV channels from Dish Networks. It's also free to use.
Dish Network has made significant investments in spectrum over the past few years and currently owns licenses to more than 80 MHz of spectrum. We estimate that Dish's spectrum holdings have a pre-tax fair value of around $39 billion and constitute 61% of Dish's stock value. Show More Summary
In Colorado, where marijuana is now legal, a quadriplegic employee of Dish Network was fired from his job for using medical marijuana- not at work- but during his off-hours. When he challenged his termination from his job, the Supreme Court in Colorado sided with the employer. Cenk Uygur (host of The Young Turks) discusses this...