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Malone says broadband tiers could hurt Netflix; calls Dish CEO Ergen 'kamikaze'

Liberty Media chairman John Malone predicted trouble for Netflix and other online video providers if cable operators shift their focus to marketing new usage-based broadband tiers to subscribers.

Moffett gives buy rating to Charter; former Bernstein analyst neutral on Comcast, Time Warner Cable

One month after announcing the launch of his own research firm, Moffett Research founder Craig Moffett gave Charter Communications a buy rating on Monday.

Dish Network raises offer to acquire Clearwire

Looking to thwart Sprint's efforts to acquire broadband wireless provider Clearwire, Dish Network increased its bid to buy the company to $4.40 per share.

Dish launches 'Social' app for Hopper DVRs, linking Twitter and Facebook

Dish Network said it launched an app called Social for its Hopper multiroom DVR which allows subscribers to share info about the TV shows and movies they are watching with friends on Twitter and Facebook.

Dish poised to monetize MVDDS spectrum with nTelos deal

Dish Network said Friday that it struck a deal with Waynesboro, Va.-based nTelos to develop a fixed wireless broadband service targeting subscribers in Virginia, West Virginia and parts of of Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Kentucky.

ACSI: FiOS, DirecTV, U-verse top subscription TV biz in customer satisfaction

Verizon's FiOS TV was the top ranked subscription TV service in the annual American Customer Satisfaction Index released Tuesday, while Charter Communications generated the most improvement compared to last year's survey.

Dish Network extends VOD programming to iOS, Android devices

Dish Network is giving its users more options to view their content in more locations by extending its VOD programming to the Apple iOS and Android devices.

Dish Network adds VOD programming to iPhone, Android apps

Dish Network said Monday that it updated apps for Apple's iPhone and Google Android devices to allow subscribers to view video-on-demand programming. It had previously only offered VOD content through its iPad app.

ViaSat signs Boeing to build next-gen broadband satellite

A new broadband Internet satellite that ViaSat plans to launch in 2016 could help DirecTV and Dish Network market high-speed services to rural subscribers.

Dish fights slack subscriber growth with free iPads

After seeing subscriber growth slow in the first quarter, Dish Network said it will begin offering new customers who order its multiroom DVR a free iPad 2 next week.