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With Ergen 'entirely focused on wireless,' Clayton steering pay TV biz at Dish Network

After Dish Network founder and Chairman Charlie Ergen shot down my interview request last Tuesday, I was a bit surprised that the company agreed to schedule an interview the next day with CEO Joseph Clayton.

Dish Network's Clayton sees potential in Internet video, but programming costs remain an issue

Dish Network President and CEO Joseph Clayton shared his thoughts on consolidation, over-the-top video and 4K Ultra HD TV with Steve Donohue, editor of  FierceCable, during the recent Consumer Electronics Show. 

Dish Network CEO weighs in on broadband wireless, virtual cable, pay TV consolidation

During the Consumer Electronics Show, Steve Donohue, editor of FierceCable, sat down with Dish Network President and CEO Joseph Clayton. In addition to talking about Dish's broadband wireless and over-the-top video ambitions, the former Sirius XM chairman offers his thoughts on pay TV consolidation, CES, and 4K Ultra HD TV.

Clayton: Dish Network signing over-the-top carriage deals

LAS VEGAS-- Dish Network has signed carriage deals with multiple programming suppliers that would allow for the distribution of live TV networks on an over-the-top video platform, CEO Joseph Clayton told FierceCable Wednesday.

Dish Network builds 'virtual Joey' app for LG connected TVs

LAS VEGAS-- Dish Network subscribers will soon be able to watch recorded programs on connected TVs from LG without using a set-top, the company announced on Sunday.

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...