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Dish joins Sprint, T-Mobile to influence FCC on auction rules

Dish Network is joining forces with T-Mobile, Sprint, C Spire Wireless and a group of policy and public interest groups on a new alliance created to pressure the FCC as it creates rules for the 600 MHz incentive auctions.

Dish eschews UFC 186, cites 'contractual issues'

Dish Network will not be presenting the UFC 186: Johnson vs. Horiguchi pay-per-view event, with the satellite operator and the fight org unable to reach a carriage agreement.

Is Verizon's Custom HD an Ergen-esque strategy for negotiating OTT rights?

I put my conspiracy theory guy pants on this morning as I emailed a couple of media analysts with a half-baked theory whose time has come: In hoisting a controversial new bundling strategy that has irked its programming partners, Verizon is really working to build leverage to negotiate content rights for its upcoming wireless OTT service.

Rovi integrates natural-language voice-control processing into Dish remotes

After acquiring voice-recognition software startup Veveo for $62 million 14 months ago, Rovi announced a major sale of the technology, embedding it into the video products of Dish Network.

Dish expands Netflix to whole-home Hopper solution, adds Vevo

Dish Network has expanded the in-home availability of the Netflix app on its system, extending its use beyond Dish's Hopper DVRs and to the Joey client boxes in adjacent rooms.

Sling TV CEO Roger Lynch on changing programmers' minds, targeted ads, linear TV's 'rabbit hole'

In the past 15 months, programmers have finally opened up to reality that today's mobile TV consumer wants more choice. Roger Lynch, VP of advanced technologies for Dish Network, has had a front-row seat to this dramatic change of attitude. FierceCable recently caught up with Lynch to talk targeted advertising, Dish's work with Disney and the decision to reuse the "Sling" brand.

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.