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Dish Network joins HomeGrid Forum

HomeGrid Forum has welcomed US operator Dish Network as its newest Board Member. Dish provides television entertainment and technology to millions of customers with its satellite Dish TV and streaming Sling TV services. In 2020, the company became a nationwide US wireless carrier through the acquisition of Boost Mobile. Disg joined HomeGrid Forum to become […]

August 25, 2021

Report: STB initiative saves $2bn+ in energy costs

US consumers saved $2.2 billion (€1.9bn) in energy costs in 2020 thanks to a voluntary agreement between the pay-TV industry and energy efficiency advocates. The agreement, led by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), NCTA – The Internet & Television Association and CableLabs has cut energy usage of set-top boxes by more than half in the […]

August 24, 2021

DISH Q2 pay-TV subs down

US connectivity company DISH Network Corporation has reported revenue totalling $4.49 billion (€3.82bn) for the quarter ending June 30th, 2021, compared to $3.19 billion for the corresponding period in 2020. Net income attributable to DISH Network totalled $671 million for the second quarter 2021, compared to $452 million from the year-ago quarter. Diluted earnings per […]

August 9, 2021

DISH Adds HBO Max, HBO, Cinemax

DISH Network has announced that the HBO Max streaming platform, as well as the HBO and Cinemax premium networks are now available to DISH TV customers in the US through a new agreement with WarnerMedia. Tied to the launch and for a limited time, DISH is offering customers a 10-day free preview to access HBO […]

July 30, 2021

The Q bolsters original content offering

The Q, India’s fast growing Hindi general entertainment channel with presence across platforms continues to engage viewers with its compelling and clutter-breaking content through its multi-genre shows. With an aim to further strengthen and expand its library, The Q is all set to lure viewers with the addition of their first TV original – Crime Aur Kanoon, further […]

July 20, 2021

DISH, AT&T strategic network services agreement

US connectivity company DISH has signed what it describes as a transformative, long-term strategic Network Services Agreement (NSA) with AT&T, making AT&T the primary network services partner for DISH MVNO customers. Through this agreement, DISH will provide current and future customers of its retail wireless brands, including Boost Mobile, Ting Mobile and Republic Wireless, access […]

July 19, 2021

Broadcom hit with FTC monopoly charge

The US’s Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued a complaint charging Broadcom with illegally monopolising markets for semiconductor components used to deliver television and broadband Internet services through exclusive dealing and related conduct. The Commission has also issued a proposed consent order that would settle the Commission’s charges. Under the consent order, Broadcom must stop […]

July 5, 2021By Colin Mann

Comscore, DISH Media expanded cross-platform agreement

Cross-platform media evaluation specialist Comscore has agreed a new strategic partnership with DISH Media, extending its data licence to virtual multichannel programming distributor SLING TV. The agreement includes the continued cross-platform measurement of advanced advertising and content via Comscore TV products. The expanded licence agreement protects consumer privacy data and includes first-party matching rights to […]

April 23, 2021

DISH, AWS 5G connectivity collaboration

Connectivity company DISH Network Corporation (DISH) has selected cloud platform Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its preferred cloud provider and will construct its 5G network on AWS, part of a strategic collaboration agreement under which both companies will work to transform how organisations and customers, including AWS and Amazon, order and consume 5G services or […]

April 22, 2021

Dish sues Peloton, Icon and Lululemon

Charlie Ergen’s Dish Network is suing Peloton, Icon Health and athletic clothing firm Lululemon with allegations that they infringed patents for streaming. The writs, filed in Delaware and Texas federal courts, allege that the three businesses used streaming software owned by a Dish subsidiary company, developed for Dish’s Sling TV. The writs stated that the […]

April 15, 2021By Chris Forrester