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Dish Network tips off Hopper March Madness campaign

Dish Network hired actress Rebel Wilson to provide the voice for an animated version of its "Hopper the Kangaroo" mascot in a new ad campaign that it kicked off this week.

Dish Network scores rights to launch ESPN, Disney on OTT service

Walt Disney Co. said late Monday that it signed a carriage deal with Dish Network  making it the first pay-TV provider to land rights to deliver ESPN, Disney Channel and other networks through an over-the-top pay TV service.

Disney, Dish reportedly close to settling Hopper lawsuit

Walt Disney Co. is close to signing a broad carriage deal with Dish Network that would include terms that would see it drop a lawsuit it filed against Dish in 2011 aimed at forcing it to disable the ad-skipping technology in Dish's Hopper DVR, Bloomberg reports.

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.

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.

EchoStar gives Europe a look forward with Hopper with Sling set-top

Updated: Satellite equipment provider Echostar is giving European operators a closer look at its Hopper with Sling combination set-top box this week. Already an established hit with U.S. Dish Networks subscribers, the demo is a way to show what's possible as satellite, cable and telco delivery methods evolve on the continent and elsewhere.

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.

Dish drops 78K subs in Q2 as churn rate increases to 1.67%

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.

Fox loses appeal in Dish-Hopper lawsuit

Dish Network scored another legal victory for its Hopper multi-room DVR after the 9 th  Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a request from 20 th  Century Fox to overturn a lower court's decision.