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