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Dish director resigns after disputed LightSquared bid

Gary Howard, a director at Dish Network and a former Liberty Media executive, has resigned from Dish over a disagreement about the company's handling of its $2.2 billion bid to purchase LightSquared. According to the  Wall Street Journal, Howard resigned from the board on July 25, after nearly eight years.

Eshoo bill triggers retransmission-consent showdown

Broadcasters may not be able to use the threat of blackouts to squeeze increased retransmission-consent fees from pay TV providers, if Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) wins support for a bill released Monday.

CEA: Dish, Intel among exhibitors planning 'major product and company news' at CES event

Dish Network and Intel are on the list of companies the Consumer Electronics Association said will participate in its "press day" event on Jan. 6 when it kicks off the 2014 International CES.

Thuuz – ThinkAnalytics deal gives operators personalized sports recommendations

More cable subscribers could soon receive personalized recommendations for sports programming, following an integration deal ThinkAnalytics struck with Thuuz Sports.

Dish teams with Comcast, TWC, Cox to sell targeted ads

Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Cox Communications have convinced Dish Network to let their National Cable Communications joint venture sell local ads targeting its satellite TV subscribers.

TiVo banks on Roamio DVRs to battle Dish Hopper, DirecTV Genie

TiVo said Tuesday that it will soon begin selling three new DVRs capable of streaming programming to TVs and Apple's iPad and iPhone.

DirecTV, Time Warner Cable, Dish agree to launch FS1

Fox Networks said Thursday that it has struck distribution deals for new national sports network FS1 with all major distributors, including Time Warner Cable, DirecTV and Dish Network.

Comcast pulls RFD-TV from systems in Colorado, New Mexico

RFD-TV kicked off an ad campaign promoting Dish Network after Comcast dropped the rural network Tuesday from its cable systems in Colorado and New Mexico.

Fox pushing DirecTV, Time Warner Cable, Dish to carry FS1

Fox Sports boasted in March that new national sports network Fox Sports 1 would count 90 million subscribers when it launches on Aug. 17. But four days before its debut, it still lacks carriage deals with DirecTV, Time Warner Cable, Dish Network and Bright House Networks.

Arbitrators reject Dish Network's bid for.direct top-level domain

Dish Network won't be able to use the.direct domain name to market TV Everywhere services and other products after the World Intellectual Property Organization found it could confuse customers of satellite rival DirecTV.