Charlie Ergen's Dish Network could use some financial help in its attempt to take over Sprint Nextel, and BTIG Research analyst Walter Piecyk is suggesting two white knights that could come to Dish's aid: Apple and Google.
Comcast's Golf Channel launched a Golf Live Extra app for Apple's iPhone and iPad and Google Android mobile devices that lets authenticated subscribers watch live programming anywhere with an Internet connection.
Dish Network has filed several trademark applications to utilize the brand Otto for voice recognition software that could be used to power both its satellite TV service and the mobile phone product it is developing.
About 27 percent of FiOS Internet subscribers are on one of Verizon's Quantum tiers, which offer download speeds of at least 50 Mbps, Verizon disclosed on its first-quarter earnings call Thursday.
WASHINGTON-- Dish Network CEO Joseph Clayton touted the innovation of the company's Hopper DVR while criticizing the broadcasters that have protested its ad-skipping technology. Clayton made these comments while accepting an award from the Consumer Electronics Association here Wednesday night.
Dish Network submitted a $25.5 billion offer to acquire Sprint Nextel Corp.-- a deal that could help it compete with the quadruple-play bundles marketed by Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Verizon and other pay TV rivals.
The FCC gave Time Warner Cable the green light to hike basic-cable fees in several towns in Ohio and California, ruling Wednesday that it faces "effective competition" from DirecTV and Dish Network.
CBS Corp. said Wednesday that it will shift repeats of The Young and the Restless from Walt Disney Co.'s SoapNet to TV Guide Network this summer.
AT&T and Dish Network have explored the potential of using Aereo's controversial Internet video platform to deliver signals from local TV stations to subscribers, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.
A study released Thursday and conducted by Temkin Group revealed the best and worst companies of the TV services sector, with Bright House and Dish Network grabbing top honors and Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications ranking the lowest in the industry.