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Study: Younger Gen Z media behaviours differ

Consumer insights agency Horowitz’s FOCUS Generation Next report, which tracks the media lifestyles of Gen Z, uncovers notable differences in the media lifestyles of 18-24 year-old Gen Zers compared to their younger counterparts 13-17 years old. For example, Gen Zers overall split their video viewing time rather evenly between professional TV content and non-TV content […]

January 6, 2023

Sling TV, Cinedigm expand partnership

Cinedigm, a streaming company dedicated to serving enthusiast fan bases, has announced the launch of RetroCrush, one of its top-performing FAST channels, on Sling TV. This expands Sling TV’s partnership with Cinedigm to include fourteen channels. RetroCrush, the free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) channel from Cinedigm’s portfolio of streaming brands, is being added to Sling’s […]

October 7, 2022

discovery+ on Sling TV, Dish TV

Warner Bros Discovery and Dish Network have announced that discovery+, the non-fiction real life subscription streaming service, will be available to both Sling TV and Dish TV customers in the US. The platform launched with 70,000+ episodes of premium content, including original series and on-demand programming on Sling on August 8th followed by DISH on […]

August 9, 2022

DISH Q2: Pay-TV subs loss deepens

US connectivity provider DISH Network Corporation has reported revenue totalling $4.21 billion (€4.13bn) for the quarter ending June 30, 2022, compared to $4.49 billion for the corresponding period in 2021. Net income attributable to DISH Network totalled $523 million for the second quarter 2022, compared to $671 million for the year-ago quarter. Diluted earnings per […]

August 3, 2022

ViX+ on DISH TV, Sling TV

Connectivity provider DISH has confirmed the US launch of ViX+ on its DISH TV and Sling TV services, enabling customers to subscribe to ViX+ directly through its platforms. ViX+ is the premium tier of ViX, the first large-scale global streaming service created specifically for the Spanish-speaking world, featuring more than 10,000 hours of entertainment programming […]

July 22, 2022

Evoca NextGen TV goes live in Portland

NextGen television service Evoca has turned its service on in Portland, Oregon, providing sports, entertainment, news, and lifestyle programming. For $25 per month plus a receiver and no contract, Evoca subscribers will have access to 60+ channels, including live news, sports, and weather. Evoca’s channel lineup also includes ROOT Sports Northwest, which means Portlanders can […]

May 27, 2022

Dish Network: 52 week low

Charlie Ergen’s Dish Network pay-TV platform suffered a major stock-market hit on May 6th and damaged by news of a thumping 462,000 net subscriber loss during its Q1 trading. Dish’s share price fell 19.4 per cent by the close of trading, and a 52-week ‘low’ and with shares actually trading at $19.57 (compared with $47.05 […]

May 9, 2022By Chris Forrester

Sling TV on Amazon Echo Show 15

Amazon Echo Show 15 customers in the US can now stream Sling TV to watch live television and access its catalogue of more than 150,000 on-demand shows and movies. Viewers can get started by simply saying “Alexa, open Sling TV” and log-in to their account. Once in the app, users can request specific channels by […]

March 16, 2022

Law&Crime launches on DISH

Law&Crime has announced an agreement to launch on DISH Network in the US. Law&Crime will be available in DISH TV’s America’s Top 120 pack and higher. The network is already available on Verizon Fios as well as many other cable providers around the US, Bahamas and Virgin Islands in addition to most major OTT platforms […]

March 8, 2022

DISH Network loses 273,000 pay-TV subs in Q4

DISH Network, the US DTH broadcaster, has reported revenue totaling $4.45 billion (€3.98bn) for the quarter ending December 31st 2021, compared to $4.56 billion for the corresponding period in 2020. Net income attributable to DISH Network totaled $552 million for the fourth quarter 2021, compared to $733 million from the year-ago quarter. Diluted earnings per […]

February 24, 2022