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Dish tells FCC its going through with arbitration on NBCU renewal

Dish Network notified the FCC last week that it will indeed seek binding arbitration to end a negotiating impasse with NBCUniversal on a new, broad-reaching broadcast retransmission and cable programming carriage agreement.

Dish finally figures out a good use for those 4K TVs with its four-picture 'Sports Bar' mode

While purchasers of pricey 4K TV sets haven't had a lot of UltraHD programming available to help amortize their purchases, Dish Network is offering some level of justification with the newly introduced "Sports Bar" feature in its new Hopper 3 DVR.

How PlayStation Vue and Sling TV stack up against each other

With Sony's recent availability expansion and price reduction for PlayStation Vue, the online TV service is now in more direct competition with Dish Network's Sling TV. Both services are available nationwide, and Vue's new $30 entry level price isn't far off from the $20 monthly rate for Sling's most basic package.

Dish closes Houston facility, says it's getting just too good at customer service to need it

After reporting customer losses of 81,000 for 2015, Dish Network says its getting so efficient at customer service, it can afford to lose a service center located in the Houston suburb of Alvin.

Google's master plan for pushing the FCC set-top agenda: Get pay-TV's programmatic dollars

While operators say they're moving away from proprietary leased set-tops toward a paradigm of app-based IP-only delivery, there's a very good reason to suspect that they will maintain a sizable base of leased CPE in the coming decade.

UPDATED: Dish may have lost 141K TV subscribers during 4Q, MoffettNathanson says

Dish Network today reported full-year subscriber losses of 81,000 for 2015. As MoffettNathanson points out, that implies a loss of 12,000 during the fourth quarter, better than the Street consensus that predicted the satellite TV provider would lose 24,000 subscribers.

Sonic touts discounted broadband for DirecTV, Dish subscribers

Sonic.Net, a California-based Internet service provider, has partnered with satellite pay-TV operators Dish Network and DirecTV to offer a discounted broadband service.

Dish reaches short-term extension with Viacom, holds off highly anticipated carriage war

Dish Network and Viacom have agreed to a short-term carriage extension, forestalling what many believe could be a protracted and bitter negotiation.

Dish takes pay-TV DVR wars to next level with 16-tuner Hopper

LAS VEGAS- Putting its stamp, at least temporarily, on the pay-TV industry's "Most Robust DVR" crown, Dish Network debuted at CES last week a 16-tuner version of its Hopper set-top.

Dish comes to terms with Cordillera, ends 11-market blackout

Dish Network said it has come to terms on a new broadcast retransmission agreement with Cordillera Broadcasting, ending a blackout that impacted 18 stations in 11 markets that started Thursday.
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