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Ergen: Cable consolidation could spark Dish merger with DirecTV

Regulators may be more receptive to the idea of Dish Network merging with rival DirecTV if there is a new wave of consolidation involving cable MSOs, Dish chairman Charlie Ergen told analysts Tuesday.

Dish drops 78K subs in Q2 as churn rate increases to 1.67%

Dish Network lost 78,000 net subscribers in the second quarter, and it blamed an increased churn rate on aggressive discounts from pay TV rivals coupled with its own rate increases.

Dish Network teams with Claro to challenge Liberty Global in Puerto Rico

Dish Network said it struck a deal with Claro, the biggest telecom provider in Puerto Rico, to jointly market bundles of satellite TV, high-speed Internet and voice service.

Cablevision's OMGFAST broadband service bites the dust

Cablevision's short-lived OMGFAST foray into fixed wireless broadband service--which relied upon licenses the company sold to, and then leased back from, Dish Network--is coming to an end next month.

FCC: Cable operators lost 2.5M subs from 2010 to 2012

Comcast, Time Warner Cable and other cable operators lost about 2.5 million video subscribers between 2010 and 2012, according to the FCC's annual video competition report.

Dish Network seeking new apps for Hopper DVR

In today's spotlight,  FierceMobileContent  takes a look at Dish Network's move to open its Hopper DVR platform to mobile software developers.

Report: Fox charging affiliates 80 cents monthly for FS1

Fox Networks is asking pay TV distributors to shell out 80 cents monthly per subscriber to carry new national sports network Fox Sports 1, with carriage fees climbing to $1.50 monthly over the life of multi-year contracts,  Sports Business Daily  reported Monday.

HBO, Mark Cuban financing new college pay TV service

Cable operators nationwide could soon face new competition in college towns from Tivli, an IP-based video platform for college campuses which announced on Wednesday that it raised $6.3 million from a group of investors that include HBO and AXS TV founder Mark Cuban.

Report: T-Mobile or Dish increasingly likely to swallow Leap Wireless

With its integration of MetroPCS' assets proceeding smoothly, is T-Mobile US gearing up to acquire yet another regional operator, such as Leap Wireless?

Dish Network lands Southwest Airlines marketing deal

Dish Network is turning to the skies to sell its Hopper DVR, signing a marketing deal with Southwest Airlines which will allow airline passengers to watch 75 live TV channels and on-demand programs using Apple's iPad and iPhone.