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Dish, Hearst Television battle over retrans contract

Dish Network and Hearst Television are in the final hours of a retransmission battle that could black out 29 local Hearst TV stations in as many markets.

Bright House, DirecTV top Temkin customer experience rankings

Bright House Networks and DirecTV were the top two pay TV distributors in Temkin Group's annual customer service rankings, while Comcast and Charter Communications received the lowest ratings in the sector.

Rumor mill: Dish Network's Ergen courts DirecTV's White

In a move that directly reflects Comcast's $45 billion acquisition bid for Time Warner Cable, Dish Network Chairman Charlie Ergen has reportedly reached out to DirecTV CEO Mike White about merging the two satellite services.

Dish Network tips off Hopper March Madness campaign

Dish Network hired actress Rebel Wilson to provide the voice for an animated version of its "Hopper the Kangaroo" mascot in a new ad campaign that it kicked off this week.

Dish Network rolls 8-tuner Super Joey DVR

Dish Network has launched its new Super Joey DVR, which expands the number of programs subscribers can record simultaneously to eight.

White: Comcast-TWC deal could make regulators receptive to DirecTV-Dish merger

Comcast's $45.2 billion agreement to acquire Time Warner Cable could make the idea of a potential DirecTV merger with Dish Network more attractive to regulators, DirecTV CEO Mike White suggested at an investor conference Tuesday.

DirecTV in discussions with Disney for OTT deal

DirecTV is following the lead of competitor Dish Network and is in discussions with Walt Disney Co. to deliver Disney content such as ESPN, the Disney Channel and ABC to customers via an over-the-top Internet-based product.

Dish Network launches Anywhere app on Amazon Kindle Fire

Following similar moves from Cablevision and Time Warner Cable, Dish Network launched its Dish Anywhere app Wednesday on Amazon's Kindle Fire HDX tablets.

McAdam: Verizon talking to networks about 'wireless over-the-top play'

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam said he has had discussions with the CEOs of major content providers about launching an over-the-top pay-TV service which would rely on either a "bring your own broadband" model or Verizon's LTE network.

Dish Network scores rights to launch ESPN, Disney on OTT service

Walt Disney Co. said late Monday that it signed a carriage deal with Dish Network  making it the first pay-TV provider to land rights to deliver ESPN, Disney Channel and other networks through an over-the-top pay TV service.