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Kodi Addon dev faces $2 million judgment in Dish Network lawsuit
Kodi Addon dev faces $2 million judgment in Dish Network lawsuit
A Kodi Addon developer in the UK may be facing a judgment of almost $2 million in a lawsuit brought against him by U.S. satellite provider Dish Network. ...... 10 Sep 2018 - 2 comments
Sling TV to add Comedy Central, BET, Spike, MTV, Nick and more
Sling TV to add Comedy Central, BET, Spike, MTV, Nick and more
Dish Network and Viacom have signed a new licensing deal, meaning Comedy Central, BET, Spike, MTV, Nick and more are headed to the Sling TV service. ...... 27 Apr 2016
Dish's Sling TV has over 600,000 subscribers
Dish's Sling TV has over 600,000 subscribers
Dish Network's Sling TV streaming service now has over 600,000 subscribers, a year after launch. Of note, Sling TV CEO Roger Lynch said that ...... 23 Feb 2016 - 1 comment
Dish Network could face up to $24 billion in fines over marketing calls
Dish Network could face up to $24 billion in fines over marketing calls
The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) and four states are seeking $24 billion in fines from satellite TV giant Dish Network over illegal marketing ...... 22 Jan 2016
Dish unveils 10-channel $20 Internet-based TV service
Dish unveils 10-channel $20 Internet-based TV service
Major satellite provider Dish is planting the seeds to end conventional TV as we know it. The new 'Sling TV'service will cost $20 per month, ...... 07 Jan 2015 - 2 comments
That was quick: CBS returns to Dish after one-day blackout following dispute
That was quick: CBS returns to Dish after one-day blackout following dispute
Yesterday, we reported that CBS pulled their content from Dish Network in 16 major metro cities after months of failed licensing negotiations ...... 07 Dec 2014 - 5 comments
CBS pulls programming from Dish Network in 16 cities
CBS pulls programming from Dish Network in 16 cities
As is becoming standard procedure in the industry, CBS has pulled its programming from the Dish Network in 16 metro cities in the U.S., including ...... 06 Dec 2014 - 16 comments
Dish Network: Say no! to the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal
Dish Network: Say no! to the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal
Massive satellite broadcaster Dish Network (DISH) has met with FCC officials in an effort to try to get the proposed Time Warner Cable and Comcast ...... 10 Jul 2014 - 5 comments
DISH Network begins accepting Bitcoin
DISH Network begins accepting Bitcoin
Satellite TV giant DISH Network has become the largest company to accept the digital currency Bitcoin. "We always want to deliver choice ...... 30 May 2014
Dish Network to drop bid for spectrum owner LightSquared
Dish Network to drop bid for spectrum owner LightSquared
According to the WSJ, Dish Network will drop their $2.2 billion bid for the bankrupt spectrum owner LightSquared. The company bid for LightSquared ...... 10 Jan 2014
Blockbuster's last 300 stores to close in U.S.
Blockbuster's last 300 stores to close in U.S.
Dish Network has announced that all Blockbuster retail stores are to close by January 2014, and the Blockbuster By Mail service is being axed too. ...... 06 Nov 2013 - 7 comments
Judge will not ban Dish's Hopper technology
Judge will not ban Dish's Hopper technology
Dish Network has struck another victory as a NY judge has ruled to not issue a preliminary injunction against the company's 'Hopper' technology, ...... 20 Sep 2013 - 8 comments
Dish Network withdraws their bid for Clearwire, allowing Sprint to purchase
Dish Network withdraws their bid for Clearwire, allowing Sprint to purchase
In a second hit to CEO Charlie Ergen's ego, major satellite provider Dish Network has withdrawn their bid for Clearwire. Reads the small ...... 27 Jun 2013
Dish drops Sprint bid to focus on Clearwire
Dish drops Sprint bid to focus on Clearwire
Dish Network has announced today that they will not be making new bids for Sprint, instead choosing to focus on 4G spectrum company Clearwire. ...... 19 Jun 2013 - 1 comment
Dish no longer in the running for Sprint
Dish no longer in the running for Sprint
According to Bloomberg, Sprint has broken off talks with the Dish Network, who had bid $25.5 billion for full control of the company. Among ...... 11 Jun 2013 - 1 comment
SoftBank raises its offer for Sprint by 7.5 percent
SoftBank raises its offer for Sprint by 7.5 percent
In response to Dish Network's unsolicited bid of $25.5 billion for the carrier, SoftBank has upped their own bid by 7.5 percent, to $21.6 billion. ...... 11 Jun 2013
Dish bids up for Clearwire, may push Sprint out of running
Dish bids up for Clearwire, may push Sprint out of running
Although it had been a lock that Sprint would be purchasing the rest of 4G spectrum operator Clearwire, Dish Network recently upped their bid ...... 01 Jun 2013
Dish Network and nTelos to develop broadband service
Dish Network and nTelos to develop broadband service
Major satellite provider Dish Network and small regional carrier nTelos Holdings have announced they are building a broadband service within ...... 26 May 2013
SoftBank allows Sprint to obtain further information from DISH over $25 billion proposal
SoftBank allows Sprint to obtain further information from DISH over $25 billion proposal
Earlier this month, Dish Network made a large $25.5 billion bid for Sprint Nextel, besting an existing offer from Japanese carrier Softbank. ...... 30 Apr 2013 - 1 comment
Dish Network bids $25.5 billion for Sprint
Dish Network bids $25.5 billion for Sprint
Early this morning, satellite TV provider Dish Network made a large $25.5 billion bid for Sprint Nextel, besting an existing offer from Japanese ...... 16 Apr 2013 - 2 comments
Dish Network in talks to merge with T-Mobile USA
Dish Network in talks to merge with T-Mobile USA
According to Bloomberg, Dish Network has informally had conversations with Deutsche Telekom in an effort to merge with the company's American ...... 14 Apr 2013 - 4 comments
Dish Network looking to offer channels a la carte
Dish Network looking to offer channels a la carte
Supposedly, large satellite cable company Dish Network is looking to offer channels a la carte, a move that would change the entire pay TV landscape. ...... 29 Sep 2012 - 8 comments
Hulu isn't for sale say owners
Hulu isn't for sale say owners
The bidding for Hulu has ended with the company's owners deciding not to sell. The saga of Hulu's quest for a buyer began in June with an ...... 14 Oct 2011 - 4 comments
New report suggests Dish and Blockbuster will cost Netflix customers
New report suggests Dish and Blockbuster will cost Netflix customers
A new report from Knowledge Networks suggests Dish Network's strategy of combining pay TV and unlimited streaming could cost Netflix customers. ...... 29 Sep 2011 - 20 comments
Blockbuster Movie Pass announced
Blockbuster Movie Pass announced
Blockbuster and Dish Network have just announced a new package called Blockbuster Movie Pass. This new service will be similar to the combined ...... 23 Sep 2011 - 5 comments
Blockbuster, Dish Network streaming video announcement coming today
Blockbuster, Dish Network streaming video announcement coming today
Blockbuster is expected to announce a new streaming video service at a media event scheduled for later today. Dish Network bought Blockbuster ...... 23 Sep 2011
Dish Network buys Blockbuster for $228 million
Dish Network buys Blockbuster for $228 million
The Dish Network has secured the winning bid in the race to buy up Blockbuster's assets, paying about $228 million after "certain adjustments" ...... 06 Apr 2011
     

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