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HD Report | June 29, 2017

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Dish subs lose Turner channels, possibly more to come

October 23, 2014 |

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 Español. (The Wall Street … Read More

Dish subscribers get six channel previews

October 9, 2014 |

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 as Sundance Channel).

The … Read More

DISH Rolls Out ESPN Fantasy Football App on Hopper DVR

September 5, 2014 |

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 fantasy football statistics to … Read More

TV Providers Offer Preview of NFL RedZone Channel

August 14, 2014 |

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, and Verizon FiOS are … Read More

Dish Anywhere App for Tablets Gets Overall

August 13, 2014 |

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 through available titles. … Read More

Dish to Carry SEC Network on Channel 404

August 11, 2014 |

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 found on Channel 404. … Read More

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

June 26, 2014 |

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 Wi-Fi Access Point … Read More

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

June 3, 2014 |

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 showing as offline or … Read More

Showtime channels on preview this Mother’s Day weekend

May 10, 2014 |

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 include AT&T U-verse, Cable … Read More

Many TV subscribers get HBO & Cinemax this weekend

April 4, 2014 |

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 U-verse, DirectTV, Cox, Mediacom, … Read More

DISH now authenticating WATCH Disney products

April 2, 2014 |

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 subscribers access content from … Read More

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

March 19, 2014 |

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, and ESPNews in HD, but … Read More

Dish Super Joey launches with more recording options

March 13, 2014 |

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 users the ability to … Read More

Dish showing free movies on weekends through March

February 5, 2014 |

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 every Friday, Saturday and … Read More

Dish to provide TV channels on Southwest throughout 2014

January 16, 2014 |

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 connect to a … Read More

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

January 7, 2014 |

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 Hopper Whole-Home HD … Read More

Dish Second-Screen iPad app for Hopper updated & released

August 1, 2013 |

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 TV shows, sports … Read More

Dish Network loses local channels in 36 markets

August 1, 2013 | 1

DISH_Network_logo_newIf 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 plug on 53 local channels in 36 markets. Local channels at that time may have been broadcasting late night favorites such as Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC), Late Show With David Letterman (CBS), and The Tonight Show With Jay Leno (NBC) as well as local programming. Read More

DISH Network free previews of HBO & Cinemax this weekend

June 15, 2013 |

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. Over the weekend Cinemax is showing movies like Wrath of the Titans, Cowboys and Aliens, and Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. HBO is showing The Dark Knight Rises, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, and the original series True Blood. Read More

DISH showing free preview of Universal Sports Network

May 31, 2013 |

Want to check out a triathlon competition or watch a rugby game? Dish Network is offering a free preview of Universal Sports Network through Tuesday, June 4. The NBC-owned network broadcasts a variety of Olympics-related team and individual sports such … Read More

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