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FCC stops charging fees to tiny cable operators, proposes that Dish and DirecTV start paying up

Tiny cable operators are, understandably, praising the FCC's decision to exempt them from regulatory fees while simultaneously proposing that satellite operators Dish and DirecTV be subject to per-sub charges.

Dish blacks out Big Ten Network games in Maryland, New Jersey

Continuing to reject surcharges for college football games, Dish Network set a statewide blackout in Maryland of the Big Ten Network's opening-game contest between Maryland and James Madison.

Dish Network's OTT service may be called 'Nutv'

Dish Network has quietly filed a trademark application for the name "Nutv," which GigaOm speculates is to be the name for its planned OTT programming service.

Dish trademarks new name and logo, possibly for online video service: 'Nutv'

Dish Digital, the Dish Network division overseeing the launch of the satellite operator's upcoming over-the-top programming service, has quietly registered the name "Nutv" and associated logo.

Dish-Fox Sports 1 college football spat exposes murky realm of 'conversion fees'

As threatened blackouts go, Dish Network's temporary refusal to carry four Labor Day weekend college football games on Fox Sports was unusual in that the satellite carrier was only threatening not to carry select programs, rather than an entire channel.

Dish Network lifts blackout on Fox Sports 1 college football games

Fans of middling opening-season college football matchups rejoice: Dish Network has resolved a dispute with Fox Sports 1 and will carry four intersectional matchups slated for Labor Day weekend.

Comcast-TWC input period ends: 64K comments received, 65 groups urge rejection

The FCC's public comment period for Comcast's proposed $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable ended Monday, Aug. 25 with nearly 64,000 individual pieces of input received by the commission, and 65 groups urging the regulators to reject the deal out of hand or impose significant conditions and restrictions.

Swain to replace retiring Olson as Dish Network CFO

Dish Network announced that Chief Financial Officer Robert Olson will retire, effective Oct. 15, and Senior VP of Programming Steve Swain will replace him.

Cox's Esser not interested in T-Mobile buy or going public

Cox Communications is not interested in joining France's Iliad and buying T-Mobile. Ditto on merging with a pay-TV rival and going public.

DirecTV, Dish use addressable tech to target $3B political advertising treasure chest

Integrating voter registration information into their emerging addressable advertising technology systems, DirecTV and Dish Network are promising politcal campaign managers a means of precisely and locally targeting viewers across the ideological spectrum.