(Reuters) - A U.S. bankruptcy judge said on Thursday he will approve wireless venture LightSquared's plan to exit bankruptcy and repay its largest creditor, Dish Network Corp Chairman Charles Ergen, in full. An approval signals the end...Show More Summary
The FCC plans to alter how companies qualify for discounts in spectrum auctions. The rules came under fire recently after Dish Networks won $13 billion in spectrum by bidding through smaller entities. The smaller entities are eligible for discounts, wiping about $3 billion from the total price Dish will have to shell out. Show More Summary
Mitch Strohm If you loathe cable TV (and who doesn’t?), there’s now another, cheaper alternative for all of you aspiring cord-cutters. Sling TV, a subsidiary of Dish Networks, is the newest streaming TV service on the block, and it seems to be a viable replacement for cable, especially if you only watch a handful of channels. The [...]Show More Summary
There has been no shortage of licensing renewal fights between pay-TV operators and programmers. Cablevision, Dish Network and DirecTV have seen their share of nasty wars throughout the past year.
Apple may soon join the ranks of CBS, HBO, and DISH Network with the launch of its own web TV service, which would allow viewers to stream live television from select channels, without a cable package. The post Watch Out, Comcast: Apple May Soon Launch a Live TV Service appeared first on WIRED.
We recently increased our price estimate for Dish Network from $67.50 to $79.80, primarily due to a revision in the estimated value of Dish's spectrum holdings. Dish has made significant investments in spectrum over the past few years and is now the fifth largest holder of wireless spectrum in the United States. Show More Summary
More changes this morning for Dish Network’s new $20 a month streaming service. Sling TV just released an app so owners of Xbox One gaming consoles can subscribe. Those who have the Microsoft device and use Xbox Live can watch Sling TV for free for a month. Show More Summary
2015 could well be the Year of the Online TV streaming. Dish Network has already launched Sling TV containing a slew of popular networks including ESPN. DirecTV and Sony are planning to launch similar services of their own. And now we have the first concrete evidence that Apple is planning one of its own. Show More Summary
Apple is reportedly in talks with content producers to launch 25-channel TV service by September. The service will reportedly be similar Dish Network's recently-launched Sling TV, and will run on Apple devices such as the Apple TV, iPhone, and iPad. Show More Summary
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Subscribers to Dish Network's new over-the-top video service, Sling TV, now have a few more reasons to cut the cord. As of Wednesday, both AMC and IFC are officially available on the service. Dish announced it was adding AMC to Sling last month, and now, the channel is live on the service. Show More Summary
This is the shoe that had to drop after Dish Network’s $20 a month live streaming service announced that it had struck carriage deals with AMC Networks and EPIX, the premium service co-owned by Viacom, Lionsgate, and MGM. Sling TV says today that it added IFC to its basic package, with no change in price. Show More Summary
Dish Network's cord-cutting service could be devastated by the combination of Comcast and Time Warner.
Sling TV is not accessible on the Apple TV or PlayStation 4, but Dish Network is unconcerned.
Dish Network's newest service offers cord-cutters a small bundle of channels.
Dish Network's new cord-cutting service, Sling TV, offers a number of advantages over traditional cable packages.
Through sleight of hand and aggressive use of partners, Dish created an unfair advantage in its successful bid for wireless spectrum.
The Fox News dispute did result in losses, but the 90,000 figure is hard to buy.
Charlie Ergen is taking back all the titles he abandoned at DISH Network in 2011. Why does he want to be CEO again?
Dish is at risk of missing out on the biggest opportunity in cord cutting.