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Tegna extends Dish 24 hours, as blackout-laden Thursday looms

Tegna Media said it has agreed to wait an additional 24 hours from the 7 p.m. EST expiration of its retrans deal tonight with Dish Network before blacking out its 46 stations on the satellite operator's service.

Dish exec: Installation partners fine with new tech tracking apps for pay-TV customers

New service features from Dish Network and Comcast offer Uber-like transparency to customers, letting them know not only know the ETA and location status of the technician who's about to visit their home, but their name, as well.

Dish says Tegna rejected its retrans extension offer as blackout involving millions looms

Dish Network said Tegna Media has rejected its offer to extend its current retrans deal beyond its Oct. 1 expiration and is threatening to black out its 51 stations in 39 markets.

Sling TV launches updated interface, starts with Xbox One

Dish Network has rolled out the first major upgrades to its Sling TV user interface, with Xbox One users receiving an updated player app this week.

Verizon's OTT play, go90, at risk as competition moves in, capex becomes an issue, report says

Fixed-line content distributors such as Comcast and new mobile-first distributors like Verizon's go90 service all have the potential to be hugely popular OTT services, but only if they can figure out how to turn a profit on the data traffic around that service, a new report from Macquarie Research reveals.

Dish Networks channel chief DeFilippes looks to fix its third-party integrator relationships

Home automation services may have great potential for service providers to gain incremental revenue, but the reality is that home automation contractors and pay-TV installers have never had the greatest relationship.

Sling TV experiences yet more tech issues during Monday Night Football

Despite a series of apologies and purported fixes, Dish Network's seminal over-the-top pay-TV product, Sling TV, continues to experience service interruptions.

New Dish custom install chief looks to soothe relations with third-party integrators

The relationship between home automation contractors and custom AV system integrators with pay-TV installers has often been challenging. Frank DeFilippes, a former custom installer hired in December to head channel programs for Dish Network, wants to change that.

Analysis: U.S. satellite TV subscriber numbers declining, but value of each customer still growing

With the overall U.S. satellite TV business losing 214,000 customers in the second quarter-- and losing pay-TV market share to cable for the very first time-- MoffettNathanson analyst Craig Moffett says the sector is now officially a mature business that is no longer growing.

Evercore: Dish-Viacom talks will be 'contentious,' but should be completed by early 2016

While some investment analysts have predicted that carriage renewal talks between Dish Network and Viacom will break down, Evercore's Vijay Jayant thinks both sides have too much to lose to wage a protracted blackout battle.