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DirecTV Chief Says Hispanic Online TV Service To Launch By Year End

The service, which is expected to be called YaVeo, will be DirecTV's answer to the general audience TV services that Sony, Verizon, and Dish Network plan to offer via the Internet.  “There's an ethnic opportunity and we're looking to...Show More Summary

Verizon CEO Says Its Internet TV Service Will Be Up By Mid-2015 And Will Include “Custom Channels”

CEO Lowell McAdam offered a few more details this morning about Verizon's plan to offer a TV-like service over the Internet, a market that Sony and Dish Network also hope to lead. The telco expects by mid 2015 it will offer mobile users...Show More Summary

Here's Why DISH Network Corp. Could Succeed Where Sprint and AT&T Failed

T-Mobile US has another suitor on its doorstep. AT&T and Sprint were chased off by competitive concerns. Here's how the rumored DISH Network deal is different.

It ain’t over yet: Carriers circle T-Mobile in the aftermath of Sprint’s failed bid

Sprint-T-Mobile may be dead, but there are potentially many more companies that would like to hyphenate their names with T-Mo. France's Iliad is preparing a new offer, while Dish Network lurks in the wings. It ain’t over yet: Carriers circle T-Mobile in the aftermath of Sprint’s failed bid originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

Softbank Knows It Needs More Than Sprint, but It Had Better Act Fast

Softbank and Dish Networks look like two companies quickly moving toward one, but T-Mobile might serve as a curveball.

Dish and Fox Sports 1 have struck a deal to show college football

Last week we told you about a strange dispute between Fox Sports 1 and Dish Network that focused on the network’s college football offerings.  Disagreements between providers and networks are now commonplace on the media landscape, but rarely do they ever target specific programming.  The threat of a blackout for Dish customers threatened the opening […]

Dish Moving Beyond Pay Television

By Daniel Jennings: Satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp (NASDAQ:DISH) is the latest company prompted to move away from pay television by the rise of streaming video. In an attempt to diversify its revenues and build a moat, Dish Chairman Charlie Ergen is seriously considering an acquisition of wireless provider T-Mobile US (NYSE:TMUS). Show More Summary

Dish refusing to show FS1 college football games?

Dish Network is no stranger to carriage disputes.  Its recent history is littered with battles with the likes of AMC and even a lawsuit that was settled with ESPN.  But this most recent case is certainly a strange one, and one that will have an effect on college football fans and nascent network Fox Sports […]

Democrats, Republicans go after data-driven TV ads that know — like, really know – voters

DirecTV and Dish Network customers may notice something a little different this election season: Your television ads know who you are. The satellite television providers have partnered with Democratic and Republican data shops to harness information about their 20 million customers and deliver television ads tailored to the viewer. Likely to vote absentee? The ads will […]

Democrats, Republicans go after data-driven TV ads that know — like, really know – voters

DirecTV and Dish Network customers may notice something a little different this election season: Your television ads know who you are. The satellite television providers have partnered with Democratic and Republican data shops to harness information about their 20 million customers and deliver television ads tailored to the viewer. Likely to vote absentee? The ads will […]

Democrats, Republicans go after data-driven TV ads that know — like, really know – voters

3 weeks agoTechnology : Post Tech

DirecTV and Dish Network customers may notice something a little different this election season: Your television ads know who you are. The satellite television providers have partnered with Democratic and Republican data shops to harness information about their 20 million customers and deliver television ads tailored to the viewer. Likely to vote absentee? The ads will […]

Bloomberg: Softbank Pursues More Deals After T-Mobile

Bloomberg writes that Japanese billionaire Masayoshi Son is building a war chest and speculates that it could be used to buy companies from Yahoo (YHOO) to Dish Network (DISH). As the news service reports: Son’s SoftBank (SFTBY) is selling almost $4 billion in bonds to help finance future investment even after the company scrapped a [...]

Dish Network Gives JaMarcus Russell a Chance to Relive the Glory Days

Dish Network has already given USC quarterback Matt Leinart, Tennessee quarterback Heath Shuler and Oklahoma linebacker Brian Bosworth a chance to relive the glory days. Now, former LSU signal-caller JaMarcus Russell is joining those former college stars. Show More Summary

DirecTV, Dish Network to vie for political cash with customized ads

Satellite TV giants DirecTV and Dish Network are looking for a landslide this fall — in political dollars.

The Real Reason Dish Network Should Acquire T-Mobile

If Dish Network makes a bid for T-Mobile, it will be for the opportunity to offer lucrative bundled packages.

Bitcoin Prices Have Fallen $100 In The Past Week

Bitcoin prices have declined $100 in the past week, about 17%, to $488, according to CoinDesk. The news comes despite announcements last week that Overstock.com was now averaging $15,000 a day in Bitcoin sales, and that DISH NetworkShow More Summary

Dish Network starts accepting Bitcoin payments. Because, reasons

Satellite TV service provider Dish Network has started permitting its customers to pay bills with cryptocurrency Bitcoin, the company announced today. Dish doesn’t have a wide range of products like online retail stores, nor does its TV service business scale beyond the U.S., which means it’s very likely there won’t be a ton of people rushing […]

Dish Networks Might Finally Get the Prize It Always Wanted

Dish Networks has come out on the wrong end of many merger and acquisition attempts, but thanks to Sprint, consumers and investors might now see that everything happens for a reason.

Peel launches an iOS smart-remote app for Dish & DirecTV subscribers

TV content recommendation startup Peel rolled out a version of its slick smart remote app for iOS devices, provided you already pay for TV service through Dish Network or DirecTV. Until now, Peel has been primarily focused on providing its universal remote app for Android devices. The smart-remote app lets you set the programming guide […]

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