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Sling TV glitches on Roku reported during 'Game of Thrones' premiere

After delaying for 24 hours the launch of HBO service on its Sling TV platform last week to iron out technical glitches, Dish Network's OTT platform still experienced streaming hiccups Sunday during the much-watched season-five premiere of HBO's  Game of Thrones.

Sling TV pushes back HBO launch to Saturday to fix streaming tech

Dish Network is pushing back the originally scheduled Wednesday launch of HBO on its Sling TV platform to address various technical issues.

Dish bulks up sports package with Outside Television addition

Willing to expand its programming bundle to get more sports into its portfolio of networks, Dish Network has added Outside Television to its "Multi Sport" programming package.

Dish faces 2M subscriber cap for Sling TV, rebrands DishWorld

Dish Network agreed to content-provider demands to cap subscribers at 2 million for its new over-the-top service, Sling TV, a report says.

Sling TV to include HBO access starting with 'Game of Thrones' premiere

Dish Network representatives confirmed that the company's just-announced contract extension with HBO will include access to the premium channel on Dish's new over-the-top pay-TV service, Sling TV. For an additional $15 a month, users of Sling TV's basic $20-a-month "Best of Live TV" core package will be able to access one live HBO channel, as well as its VOD programming.

Dish inks new deals with Turner, HBO; reportedly allows Sling TV users to access premium network

Turner Networks announced that has signed a long-term carriage agreement with Dish Network, and that its Time Warner Inc. pay-TV sibling, HBO, has done the same.

Dish expands Nagra partnership to include TVE ad insertion, audience measurement

Dish Network has expanded its relationship with multiscreen technology vendor Nagra to include dynamic ad insertion into TV Everywhere services.

Blackout warning: The 5 biggest potential pay-TV carriage wars in 2015

As media news stories go, licensing renewal battles between pay-TV operators and programmers always produce provocative quotes. But it can be difficult to parse out the truth of who is really being unreasonable in carriage negotiations. Get the backstory on five of 2015's biggest upcoming retransmission deals before the blackouts start.

FCC proposal would presume satellite competition in every market

FCC commissioners voted 5-0 Monday to move forward with a proposal that would end a requirement that cable operators prove they have competition from satellite operators in order to avoid rate regulation.

Sling TV bulks up with Xbox One app, A+E Networks channels, new add-on packages

Dish Network continues the quick buildout of its over-the-top pay-TV service, Sling TV, adding Xbox One compatibility as well as the A+E Networks stable of cable channels.