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ABC to block DirecTV, TWC, Dish subs from watching TV series online

ABC said that on Monday it will begin restricting access to complete episodes of new TV shows to customers of pay TV providers that it has signed to TV Everywhere authentication deals.

Dish Network teams with Sprint to test broadband wireless in Texas

In today's spotlight,  FierceWireless  takes a look at Dish Network's plans to test a fixed wireless broadband service with Sprint.

Dish Network develops method for offering temporary subscription upgrades

Dish Network may be looking at ways to offer subscribers the ability to temporarily upgrade their subscription video packages for periods ranging from 12 hours to one week, according to a recent patent application.

Judge: LightSquared can move forward with suit against Dish, Ergen

A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge ruled on Tuesday that LightSquared can push ahead with its lawsuit against Dish Network and Chairman Charlie Ergen over his acquisition of LightSquared debt before Dish bid on the wireless company's assets.

Dish Network, Verizon make list of 'top wireless turkeys'

In today's spotlight, FierceWireless released its annual Thanksgiving list of the "top wireless turkeys." The feature takes a look at "products, strategies and plans that...

Dish Network upgrades program guide on Hopper, Joey

Dish Network made another tweak to its Hopper multi-room DVR platform and program guide, announcing Friday that it added a "Free for Kids" section to its Hopper On Demand section which uses content ratings to display only kid-friendly programs.

The top 6 super DVRs that pack a punch

For nearly a decade, most pay TV distributors have deployed DVRs containing two tuners and a maximum of 250 GB of storage space. But with the rollout of their respective Hopper and Genie DVRs in 2012, Dish Network and DirecTV forced rival cable operators and telcos to invest in new gear.

Is Verizon using Redbox Instant and Ellipsis to build a virtual pay TV platform?

As a Verizon quadruple-play customer, I've gotten used to seeing promotions for the new Redbox Instant streaming video service when I pay my bill online. It took the pitch to a new level Thursday morning, when it ran what could be compared to an online home page takeover ad. Before I could watch NBC's "Today" show, Verizon ran a static ad on my TV screen for Redbox Instant, offering one month of free service.

Dish Network, Sprint push FCC to implement rules for 600 MHz spectrum auction

In today's spotlight,  FierceWireless  takes a look at efforts from Sprint, T-Mobile US, Dish Network and smaller carriers to push the FCC to implement rules that would allow them to access 600 MHz broadcast TV spectrum in an incentive auction.

Dish, Verizon consolidate mobile apps

Dish Network and Verizon's FiOS TV are reducing the number of smartphone and tablet applications their subscribers need to control set-tops and watch video on mobile devices.