Netflix app launches for Dish Hopper DVR

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Netflix and Dish announced a new app that’s integrated into the Dish Hopper Whole-Home DVR, making Dish the first major television service provider (and the first satellite TV provider) to offer access to Netflix through their…

Dish, Nexstar deal renews networks in 46 markets

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Late last night, Dish and Nexstar announced an agreement had been made to renew 60 network-affiliated stations in 46 markets across the U.S. The deal comes after Dish was granted a third, but short extension on…

New Dish & CBS agreement blocks AutoHop feature

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After several weeks of discussions and contract extensions, Dish and CBS finally came to terms early this morning in a multifaceted agreement that includes retransmission of local CBS stations, as well CBS Sports Network, Smithsonian Channel,…

Dish subscribers may lose CBS tonight [update]

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After a second extension to keep CBS channels on Dish has expired, subscribers tonight may find CBS and CBS Sports channels blacked out after 7:00 p.m. Eastern. The original agreement between the two companies ran out…

Eight Turner channels restored to Dish lineup

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It’s been about a month since eight Turner Broadcasting-owned channels were pulled from the Dish lineup due to a failure of both companies to reach a new distribution agreement. The good news is over the weekend…

Dish subscribers may lose TBS & TNT

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In an ongoing dispute between with Turner Broadcasting, Dish subscribers stand to lose two more channels after December 5th when distribution agreements for TBS and TNT expire. The popular networks will join the already pulled eight…

Dish, Turner dispute continues, eight channels still black

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It’s almost been two weeks now since Dish subscribers lost eight channels because of a dispute between Dish and Turner Broadcasting. The two companies failed to come to a new distribution agreement before the past agreement’s…

NBA offers 1 week of NBA League Pass with over 40 games

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Just in time for the start of the 2014/2015 season, the NBA today started offering TV subscribers a one week preview of NBA League Pass. During the first week, viewers will able to watch up to 40…

Dish subs lose Turner channels, possibly more to come

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Dish subscribers lost several Turner Broadcasting-owned channels last Monday night due to an expired distribution agreement that was not renewed. The expired channels include CNN, Boomerang, HLN, Cartoon Network, truTV, Turner Classic Movies, and CNN en…

Dish subscribers get six channel previews

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Dish subscribers are being treated to a special preview of six channels this month at no charge, including DIY Network, Cooking Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries (formerly Hallmark Movie Channel), Logo HD, and SundanceTV (formerly known…

DISH Rolls Out ESPN Fantasy Football App on Hopper DVR

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Dish’s rollout of the ESPN Fantasy Football app will begin this evening for customers with the Hopper Whole-Home DVR system, just in time for opening weekend of the 2014/2015 NFL  season. The free ESPN app delivers real-time…

TV Providers Offer Preview of NFL RedZone Channel

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At least five television service providers are offering a free preview of NFL RedZone this coming Sunday, Aug. 16 as well as the following Sunday, Aug. 23 and Thursday, Aug. 28. DISH, Charter, Cox, Cablevision Optimum,…

Dish Anywhere App for Tablets Gets Overall

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If you’ve recently updated the DISH Anywhere app on your Android or iOS tablet you may have noticed it looks quite a bit different. The app has been completely redesigned, using more image-based navigation for sliding…

Dish to Carry SEC Network on Channel 404

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The launch of ESPN’s SEC Network is just days away, and as we near August 14 we’re starting to get word of channel locations for SEC through various providers. Today, Dish announced SEC Network will be…

Dish goes wireless with new Joey & 802.11ac Wi-Fi Access Point

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This week Dish started offering a Wireless Joey that lets subscribers easily hook up additional TVs around the house without the need to run cables. The Wireless Joey connects to the Hopper Whole-Home DVR via 802.11ac…

Dish Anywhere app updated for live FIFA World Cup coverage on Android & iOS

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The Dish Anywhere app for iOS and Android devices has been updated for live coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. In addition, both platform updates for tablets and phones have fixed bugs related to receivers…

Showtime channels on preview this Mother’s Day weekend

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This Mother’s Day weekend you can get a preview of Showtime’s lineup of channels through most TV providers. The preview runs from Friday, May 9 through Monday, May 11. Providers that apparently are offering the preview…

Many TV subscribers get HBO & Cinemax this weekend

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You might clear up some free space on your DVR to record some movies from HBO and Cinemax this weekend. The premium networks are offering free previews all weekend for most TV service providers, including AT&T…

DISH now authenticating WATCH Disney products

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Dish and The Walt Disney Company have announced subscribers can now authenticate Disney’s line of ‘WATCH’ products including WATCH ABC, WATCH ABC Family, WATCH Disney Channel, WATCH Disney XD and WatchESPN. The added service lets Dish…

Dish adds ESPNU, ESPNews, Disney East & ABC Family in HD

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It’s a rare occasion now when a service provider adds HD channels to their lineup, but this week Dish has added 4 high-definition channels including ESPNU, ESPNews, Disney East and ABC Family. Dish previously carried ABC Family, Disney East,…

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