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Dish Network Expands High-Definition Programming on Heels of Disney Deal

Dish Network Expands High-Definition Programming on Heels of Disney Deal

By Shana Norris March 24, 2014

On March 18 DISH Network LLC announced that its customers would soon be able to view four popular channels – ESPNU, ESPNews, Disney East, and ABC Family – in high-definition (HD.) The company marketed the announcement heavily to college basketball …

Dish Holds a Wake For TV Commercials Dish Holds a Wake For TV Commercials

Dish today announced that its “Hopper” DVR with Sling is now available for all customers in the U.S. While other DVRs allow TV watchers to fast-forward through annoying ads, the Hopper “autohop” feature allows Dish customers to skip entire commercial …

Dish Channel Guide App For iPad Released Dish Channel Guide App For iPad Released

Dish Network today introduced a new app for iPad that allows subscribers to search through the Dish channel line-up and share their TV viewing habits across social networks. The Dish Explorer app will be available today in the Apple App …

Google And Dish Have Been Talking About Wireless Google And Dish Have Been Talking About Wireless

Google and Dish Network have been talking about launching a wireless service that would compete with AT&T, Verizon and the like, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. The report cites “people familiar with the discussions,” with one …

Walking Dead Back, Dish Network Customers Rejoice Walking Dead Back, Dish Network Customers Rejoice

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As previously reported, AMC and Dish Network have finally settled litigation, and reached a deal to get the channel back on Dish for its many customers. Since the satellite provider lost the channel, there have been numerous angry customers, and …

Dish Network Finally Has AMC Again Dish Network Finally Has AMC Again
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Dish Network and AMC have finally worked out a deal that once again makes the channel available to Dish subscribers. Cablevision Systems Corporation and AMC Networks announced on Sunday that they have settled litigation with Dish Network, filed in the …

Dish Network Avoids Losing Gannett Channels Dish Network Avoids Losing Gannett Channels
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While terms were not disclosed, Dish Network and Gannett were able to reach an agreement to keep Dish from losing Gannett channels, including ABC, CBS and NBC-affiliated stations in 19 cities. The two companies had a deal in place that …

Dish Customers Can Watch Walking Dead S3 Premiere Dish Customers Can Watch Walking Dead S3 Premiere

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AMC announced today that it will offer Dish Network customers the first episode of the upcoming The Walking Dead Season 3 in a free live stream. “In response to DISH taking away its customers’ favorite scripted drama series on basic …

Dish Network Offering Satellite Broadband Next Month Dish Network Offering Satellite Broadband Next Month
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Dish Network made waves at CES when they announced that they would be entering the broadband business. The company’s market penetration, especially in rural areas that don’t have access to broadband, puts them in a great position to become of …

Fox, CBS, NBC File Suit Against Dish Network Hopper Fox, CBS, NBC File Suit Against Dish Network Hopper
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A couple of weeks ago, Dish Network unveiled and released a new technology which automatically does what we all do anyways. Skip commercials. The Hopper is the kind of technology that can make people switch from the highly superior DirecTV. …

Dish Networks "Hopper" Adds Skip Commercials Feature Dish Networks "Hopper" Adds Skip Commercials Feature
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Every single TV watcher since the beginning of time (because let’s be real, time didn’t exist before TV was invented, right?) has wished for the ability to instantly skip over the commercials. Well now that technology is finally here. I …

MLB Network launches all-highlights channel

MLB pretty much has the right idea when it comes to the availability of it’s product Following in the footsteps of the NFL and their Red Zone and the NCAA and their Goal Line channels, Major League Baseball has launched …

DISH Network Closing 500 Blockbuster Stores DISH Network Closing 500 Blockbuster Stores
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DISH Network issued their quarterly earnings report today. The company brought in $3.63 billion in revenue in the fourth quarter of 2011. Net income during the same period came to $313 million. Revenue for the year totaled $14.05 billion, with …

DISH announces new Broadband and DVR services DISH announces new Broadband and DVR services
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Somebody is finally taking on the righteous task of bringing faster internet to those in rural areas and that somebody is DISH Network. DISH Network announced a partnership with ViaSat Inc. at CES today to bring next-generation satellite broadband to …

Who Will Acquire Hulu? Google, DISH & Amazon Reportedly Frontrunners Who Will Acquire Hulu? Google, DISH & Amazon Reportedly Frontrunners

Google has been mentioned as a possible suitor for a Hulu acquisition for a while now. In light of recent developments, it would still make sense. For example, recent reports indicate that Google is spending about $100 million to develop …

Will Netflix Survive in the Face of Increasing Competition? Will Netflix Survive in the Face of Increasing Competition?
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It was only a few months ago, when Netflix seemed nearly untouchable in its space you hardly heard anything negative from members about the experience the company was providing. Oh, how the times have changed and changed quickly. Netflix member? …

Blockbuster Movie Pass Sounds Great…If You’re a DISH Subscriber Blockbuster Movie Pass Sounds Great…If You’re a DISH Subscriber

Yesterday it was speculated that DISH Network and their recent acquisition Blockbuster would be launching a streaming service to rival Netflix. Today, they did launch a streaming service, but you can’t quite call it a rival to Netflix. During their …