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Dish vs. Apollo Global: When Will It End?

Q. Do you expect Dish customers in Spokane to miss Super Bowl LIV, and do you expect this blackout to last for months? — Rachel, Spokane, Washington.  Rachel, as you know, on January 18, Dish lost 18 Apollo Global-owned local stations in 10 markets when the carriage agreement between the two companies expired. The stations

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Super Bowl In 4K: Everything You Need to Know

For the first time ever, the Super Bowl this year will be available in 4K, which promises a sharper and more vivid picture than we have ever seen. The news has 4K TV owners scrambling for more information so the TV Answer Man has compiled this guide that has everything you need to know. Which

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Dish Will Show Super Bowl In 4K

Dish, the nation’s second leading satellite TV service, has become the latest pay TV provider to announce it will offer Super Bowl 2020 in 4K. The satcaster now joins Comcast, Verizon, DIRECTV, Altice (Optimum) and the live streaming service, fuboTV, in announcing that they will air the Super Bowl in 4K Dish was expected to

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Will Dish Carry the Chicago Cubs Channel?

Q. I know that DIRECTV will carry the new Chicago Cubs channel, but what about Dish. I would like to see it on my lineup since they will have all the games. — Mark, Evanston, Illinois.  Mark, the new Marquee Sports Network, which will be the exclusive home to Chicago Cubs game broadcasts, launches on

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Dish Is Raising Prices In January 2020

Dish has begun alerting existing subscribers that prices on their programming packages will rise in January, the fourth major pay TV operator to announce that it’s hiking monthly video fees in 2020. In addition, Dish is introducing a regional sports channel fee in some markets. The fee ranges from $1 a month to $3 a

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Dish vs. HBO: Is There Anything New?

Q. You wrote yesterday about Dish not having the Fox sports channels and if there’s anything new. But what about HBO? We haven’t had HBO on Dish for over a year. Will it ever come back? — Cindy, Boise, Idaho.  Cindy, you’re right. It’s now been more than 12 months since Dish and HBO couldn’t

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Dish vs. Fox Sports: Is There Anything New?

Q. I’m a Dish subscriber and I have been without my Fox local sports channel since July. My question is: Will it ever come back, or is it gone forever? — Quinn, Phoenix. Quinn, on July 26, both Dish and its live streaming service, Sling TV, lost 22 different Fox Sports regional channels (including your

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Don’t Subscribe to DISH Before Reading This

Q. I have been a longtime subscriber to DIRECTV, but I am getting tired of all the stuff that AT&T has done to it. Price increases. Bad service with every (customer service) call overseas now. I’m thinking of getting Dish instead. We need some satellite service where we live in the sticks. What should I

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Will Dish Show Thursday Night Football In 4K?

Q. Dish has had college football in 4K so I don’t understand why it doesn’t show Thursday Night Football from the NFL in 4K. DIRECTV has it in 4K. — Quinn, Los Angeles.  Quinn, I have good news for you. Starting with tomorrow night’s matchup between the Washington Redskins and Minnesota Vikings, Dish will offer

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