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Dish quietly renews deal for Comcast RSNs; Fox's Carry calls Dish model 'antiquated'

As its carriage impasse over Fox News rhetorically boiled over, Dish Network quietly announced over the weekend that it came to terms on a long-term deal with Comcast for four regional sports networks.

Fox News blackout of Dish is on: Will Ergen dig his heels in?

Media conglomerate 21 st Century Fox has removed Fox News and Fox Business from the programming guides of over 14 million Dish Network subscribers.

Dish becomes first major operator to integrate Netflix into set-tops

Dish Network is the first major pay-TV operator to integrate the Netflix app into its set-tops, announcing Wednesday that second-generation versions of its Hopper DVR currently enable the SVOD service.

Fox News fans storm 800 line and website with Dish deal set to expire Saturday

Starting at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, Dish Network-subscribing Fox News fans might have to get the latest on the Benghazi "cover up" and road to impeachment from another news outlet.

Fox News finds new way to scare its viewers, warns of Dish blackout

Already adept at scaring its rapt audience, Fox News has begun warning Dish Network subscribers that the channel, along with Fox Business News, could disappear from their program guides "any day now."

Dish's Hopper upgrade enables easier bingeing, lets users skip back to beginning of in-progress shows

Coming off a hectic two weeks of broadcast retransmission negotiations, the Dish Network had some happy news to announce Thursday night about upgrading its user experience.

Dish signs retrans renewal with Nexstar, avoids blackout of 60 channels

Dish Network inked its second significant broadcast retransmission renewal in less than a week, announcing a deal Wednesday with Nexstar Broadcasting Group.

CBS resisted Dish plan to relegate it to higher tier on OTT service

Dish Network wants to charge ahead with a plan to launch its new OTT service without broadcast channels being offered to subscribers in the basic tier, keeping the base price at around $30.

Dish's new deal with CBS prohibits use of AutoHop DVR feature

After fighting hard in federal court to keep "AutoHop" legal, Dish Network has effectively used the commercial-skipping DVR feature as a key bargaining chip in retrans talks with the networks that sued it.

More midnight oil burning for Dish: Nexstar sets 12 a.m. deal deadline

Plunging new frontiers of exhaustion, Dish Network's program licensing team finds itself in another down-to-the-wire retrans renewal negotiation, with Nexstar Broadcasting Group granting a third extension to the satellite operator Tuesday as talks continue.