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Comcast launches streaming TV service in Chicago for cord cutters

Following the lead of Dish Network, Comcast is starting to think outside the cable box in a bid to keep cord cutters in the pay TV fold. The cable giant on Thursday launches a service in Chicago called Stream TV, enabling Internet-only customers to watch live broadcast channels and HBO on laptops,...

Hacking TV -- Episode# 0016

This week, a number of stories about how digital video means real money for big companies. T- Mobile subsidizes mobile viewing of Netflix. Dish Network has found another use for its sling TV service -- hiding its crashing satellite subscribers from Wall Street. Show More Summary

Dish Network's Subscriber Losses Accelerate

Dish Network said Monday that its pay-TV subscriber losses accelerated in the third quarter, although its profit topped Wall Street expectations.

Dish Network Revenues Hurt As Pay-TV Gets Ditched By Cord Cutters

Dish Network continues to experience accelerated losses from pay-TV subscribers. The company reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue, which triggered analysts to question what the company plans to do with its vast holding of wireless...Show More Summary

Dish Slips on Q3 Rev Miss; Sling TV Sign-Ups Shine

Shares of satellite TV provider Dish Network (DISH) are down 73 cents, or 1%, at $63.02, as the Street contemplates the company’s report this morning of lower-than-expected Q3 revenue and a bottom-line beat. The company reported revenue of $3.73 billion and EPS of 42 cents, versus consensus for $3.79 billion and 40 cents. Dish reported […]

Dish CEO Says He’s “Loyal” To Viacom But Doesn’t Rule Out A Contract Impasse

Dish Network CEO Charlie Ergen left all options open when asked today about his contract renewal talks with Viacom — which some analysts say could be a pivotal event for both companies. “Viacom has been a long term partner” and Dish is “a pretty loyal company,” Ergen said in a conference call to discuss his company’s earnings. Show More Summary

Dish Network reports 34.2 percent rise in profit

(Reuters) - Dish Network Corp reported a 34.2 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by higher revenue per user from its core pay-TV business. Net income attributable to Dish rose to $196 million, or 42 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Sept. Show More Summary

Sling TV finally gains Chromecast support

Sling TV, Dish Network's live streaming television service, has finally gained support for Google's Chromecast!

The Strange History of Dish Network’s Pirate Channel

In the mid-to-late 2000s, Dish Network had a serious problem with piracy that it decided to address, in part, with a TV channel just for pirates.

"Hello, you're watching Dish Network. Did you know you're a satellite pirate?"

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing Here's a 2009 clip from Dish Network informing anyone watching a special channel that they are a "satellite pirate." It's not too harsh, actually, and Dish quickly goes from scolding "pirates" to pitching them with special offers.

Clips from Dish Network's "Pirate TV" scold channel (c.2008)

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

"Hello, you're watching Dish Network's Pirate TV Channel." Apparently only viewers with unauthorized access to Dish Network would see the "Pirate TV" channel that consisted of this message, looping forever. Below, a version from around 2009: "Hello, you're watching Dish Network. Show More Summary

Dish Network Seeks Rejection of 2 Deals Proposed by Charter

The company told the F.C.C. that Charter’s proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable and Bright House would be “no better for the public interest” than Comcast’s failed deal for Time Warner Cable.

Dish Asks FCC to Deny Charter-Time Warner Cable Merger

Dish Network petitioned the FCC to deny the proposed merger between Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable, citing the combined company’s market power in broadband and what it said was an ability to harm online video services.

Tyco appoints former DISH Network finance chief Robert Olson as its new CFO

Tyco International on Tuesday announced the appointment of Robert E. Olson as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Olson will take over the role from Arun Nayar, who will step down after Tyco files its 10-K in November. Nayar...Show More Summary

Blackout Ends as Dish Settles Nasty Dispute With Huge Station Group

A blackout affecting TV stations in 33 states is over after Dish Network agreed to terms Sunday with station operator Tegna, the AP reports. Tegna, the largest independent owner of NBC and CBS affiliates, was formed earlier this year when...

Dish, Tegna Reach New Distribution Agreement

Satellite broadcaster Dish Network Corp. and local television-station owner Tegna Inc. reached a new distribution agreement after a brief blackout.

Newswire: These TV provider fights are getting kind of intense

In the latest skirmish between Dish Network and basically everybody, everywhere, subscribers to the satellite provider have lost access to local channels in 38 different markets. Those channels are operated by Tegna, a Virginia-based...Show More Summary

TEGNA Blacks Out Dish Network Customers In 38 markets

The fight between Dish Network and Virginia-based TEGNA network heated up today as TEGNA rejected Dish Network’s contract extension offer, which included ‘true-up’ for new rates, and moved to black out Dish customers in 38 Markets.

Dish’s Price Estimate Reduced To $71 Based On Revision In Valuation Of Company’s Spectrum Holdings

We recently reduced our price estimate for Dish Network to $71, primarily due to revision in the estimated value of Dish's spectrum holdings. Dish has made significant investments in spectrum over the past few years and currently owns licenses to approximately 75 MHz of spectrum nationwide, covering over 23 billion MHz-POPs. Show More Summary

Dish to Bid In 600MHz Auction Next Year

2 months agoTechnology / Mobile : Phone Scoop

Dish Networks plans to participate in the FCC's 600MHz incentive auction next year, according to an executive. The company will bid on airwave licenses even though it was recently denied a $3.3 billion discount on licenses it won in this year's AWS-3 auction. Show More Summary

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