Category: coronavirus

Dish, Cox Sign Temporary Carriage Deal Due to Coronavirus

Dish and Cox Media announced today that they have signed a temporary carriage agreement for 18 Cox-owned local stations in 10 markets so Dish subscribers in those areas can watch Coronavirus news updates. (See station list below.) The satellite TV service has been without the Cox stations since mid-January when the old pact between the

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Coronavirus: Will There Be NBA League Pass Refunds?

Q. I don’t think the NBA is coming back for this season because of Corona. So my question is if we will get partial refunds for the NBA League Pass plan? I would think they would by at least $20 or something like that. Right? — Eric, Phoenix. Eric, the NBA last week suspended all

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Dish, Mission Sign Temporary Pact Due to Coronavirus

Dish announced this afternoon that it has signed a one-month temporary carriage agreement to carry 28 local stations owned and/or managed by Mission Broadcasting so the satcaster’s subscribers in those areas can keep up with Coronavirus news updates. The satellite TV service in January lost the stations due to a fee fight between the companies.

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Coronavirus: Will There Be Refunds For MLB.TV & Extra Innings?

Q. Now that Major League Baseball has delayed the 2020 season because of the Corona virus, will there be refunds for MLB.TV and Extra Innings on DIRECTV and Dish? — Ike, Amarillo, Texas. See: Why MLB.TV Should Issue Refunds! See an update on this story here! Ike, as you note, Major League Baseball has suspended

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