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DISH Network boosts revenue and subs in Q3

DISH Network, the US pay-TV broadcaster, has reported revenue totalling $4.53 billion (€3.81bn) for the quarter ending September 30th 2020, compared to $3.17 billion for the corresponding period in 2019. Net income attributable to DISH Network totalled $505 million for the third quarter 2020, compared to $353 million from the year-ago quarter. Diluted earnings per […]

November 6, 2020

Sling TV beta launches Watch Party feature

Sling TV, the US pay-TV streaming service, has beta launched its new Watch Party feature which enables customers to connect with friends and family in remote locations via video and chat while streaming their favourite programming together. “We know that for so many, it’s not just about what you are watching, it’s who you are […]

September 24, 2020

DISH, Verizon addressable ad partnership

Verizon Media is expanding its omnichannel programmatic platform, forging an advanced TV partnership with DISH Media in which Verizon Media’s demand-side platform (DSP) will provide automated access to DISH’s household addressable ad inventory. The deal enables advertisers to access traditional linear channels alongside pure-play CTV/OTT media, including SLING TV, driving meaningful connection and monetisation across […]

September 3, 2020

Sling TV adds local channels on LG Smart TVs

Sling TV, the US live streaming service, has added a feature that integrates free, local over-the-air (OTA) broadcast channels into the Sling TV guide on 2020 LG Smart televisions with webOS 5.0, without the need to switch inputs or applications. The channel tuning feature, available on all 2020 LG OLED and LG NanoCell TVs, allows […]

August 7, 2020

Report: Streaming leads US customer satisfaction

Americans staying home are happier with their Internet and subscription TV service, according to the ACSI Telecommunications Report 2019-2020 from The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). Video streaming maintains its status leading customer satisfaction Covid-19 has dramatically changed the way Americans work and how they spend their leisure time. With stay-at-home and work-from-home becoming a […]

June 9, 2020