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DirecTV offers $19.99 bundle to counter Sling TV

DirecTV is looking to counter the launch of Dish Network's $20-a-month OTT service with a $19.99 bundle for new customers.

Dish reverses AutoHop for the Super Bowl, will keep the funny commercials but skip the game

Dish Network is putting a little reverse spin on its ad-skipping "AutoHop" DVR feature for the Super Bowl.

Early Sling TV reviews: Technologically solid, but the programming is for geezers

Dish Network made its new over-the-top streaming service, Sling TV, available for select tech bloggers and media journalists last week, who seemed to arrive at rather unified conclusions: The technology works great, but the programming is not going to appeal to millennial-aged consumers.

Cable will begin to reclaim video share from satellite in 2015, analyst predicts

Take that, cool, well-adjusted, normal-armed, DirecTV subscriber Rob Lowe: Media analyst Craig Moffett predicts that starting this year, cable will reverse a decade-long trend of losing video market share to satellite.

Illinois court: Dish violated FTC telemarketing rules 'tens of millions' of times

Dish Network continues to face federal flack for its telemarketing practices. The latest blow came from federal court in Springfield, Ill., which found Dish liable for "tens of millions" of calls that violated the Federal Trade Commission's Telemarketing Sales Rule.

Wall Street calls for CBS-Viacom reunion ahead of Dish battle

Facing investor headwinds as it approaches upcoming licensing renewal deals with the No. 3 pay-TV operator in the U.S., Viacom is getting pressure in some Wall Street circles to remarry CBS Corp.

Court rules Dish Anywhere does not infringe on broadcaster copyrights like Aereo

Rendering what ultimately amounts to a setback to 21 st Century Fox in licensing negotiations with Dish Network, a federal judge has ruled that Dish's mobile streaming and ad-skipping services do not infringe on broadcast network copyrights.

Sling TV marketed to younger audience, but could appeal to older demographic

Cord cutting has largely been seen as the domain of millennials: that younger generation with lots of tech savvy but not much money. However, an analysis of Dish Network's new OTT service, Sling TV, finds that its basic channel lineup skews to a much older audience.

Targeting millennials? Median age of Sling TV programming is 48

Marketed with the slogan "Take Back TV," Dish Network has billed its new Sling TV package as an OTT service aimed squarely at millennial-aged consumers. But analyzing the channels included in Sling TV's basic programming tier using Nielsen Live+7 data,  Deadline Hollywood 's David Lieberman finds some contradictory data.

Cable One has lost 18% of video subs since Viacom blackout, analyst says

After a note by a rival media-investment analyst last week sent Viacom shares spiraling on fears of a pending blackout on Dish Network, Craig Moffett responded with his own memo, dismissing the speculation.