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,…

Dish Super Joey launches with more recording options

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This morning Dish officially announced the availability of their anticipated Super Joey product. The Super Joey is an extension to the Hopper Whole-Home HD DVR system that adds two network tuners to Hopper’s three tuners, giving…

Dish showing free movies on weekends through March

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Here’s some great news for Dish customers. The TV provider is showing free movies every weekend on Channel 102 through the month of March. During what’s called the DISH Movie Mania promotion, commercial-free movies will play…

Dish to provide TV channels on Southwest throughout 2014

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If you’re a frequent flyer aboard Southwest Airlines you’ll be able to enjoy free access to TV channels and On Demand shows compliments of Dish. Using an Android or iOS mobile device, passengers can opt to…

Dish’s ‘Virtual Joey’ app to imitate Hopper on PlayStation 3 & PlayStation 4

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Dish has announced new software in development that will allow Hopper to be used with PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 consoles. Named Dish’s “Virtual Joey,” the application will provide a “nearly identical experience” to using the…

Dish Second-Screen iPad app for Hopper updated & released

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Dish Network has released an updated version of the DISH Explorer app for Apple iPad that includes the integration of features from the social networking site GetGlue. The app will now let you check-in while watching…

Dish Network loses local channels in 36 markets

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If you’re a Dish Network subscriber and were watching TV late last night you may have experienced channel blackouts. Dish’s deal with Raycom Media ran out at midnight on Aug. 1 so the company pulled the…

DISH Network free previews of HBO & Cinemax this weekend

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In case you missed it DISH Network is offering free previews of HBO and Cinemax this weekend through Monday, June 17. HBO can be found on channels 300-309, while Cinemax can be found on channels 310-314….

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