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Updated: Dish Could Lose 12 Network Affiliates Tonight

Dish tonight could lose 12 network affiliates in eight markets due to a fee fight with their owner, Bonten Media. Update: The deadline for a new pact has been moved to Tuesday night, Bonten announced tonight. The stations have posted a notice at their web sites that the signals could be removed this evening if

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Comcast, Dish, Charter Named to ‘Most Hated Companies’ List

24/7 Wall St, a financial web site, has named Comcast, Charter and Dish Network to its annual list of ‘The Most Hated Companies in America.’ The online pub says the ratings are based on a number of factors, including the American Customer Satisfaction Index, employee reviews on Glassdoor, and the site’s own survey of consumers.

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Engadget Picks Best TV Products at CES 2017

Engadget, the web site for all things tech, has made its selections for the best TV-related products at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show. The site picks Dish’s new AirTV player as the best ‘Home Theater Product.’ The AirTV player integrates content from Netflix, YouTube, Google Play, and local channels (by connecting an antenna) into the

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Dish Gets In Bed With Amazon’s Alexa

Dish today unveiled a slew of new products prior to the opening of the Consumer Electronics Show, which include separate partnerships with Amazon, and YouTube, Netflix and Google. For starters, as expected, Dish has launched its AirTV player which will integrate content from Netflix, YouTube, Google Play, and local channels (by connecting an antenna) into

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DIRECTV Loses 48 Stations In 2 Fee Fights – UPDATE #3

Update #3: Cox Media and DIRECTV announce new deal. See details.  At the crack of midnight on New Year’s Day, DIRECTV lost 48 local stations in two separate fee fights. Thirty-three stations are owned by Hearst Television, including the ABC affiliate in Boston, the NBC affiliate in New Orleans, and the NBC station in Baltimore,

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Will the Dodgers TV Channel Go Bankrupt?

Q. I’ve read your articles on the Sports TV Bubble and find them very interesting. I live in LA. Do you think that SportsNet LA will eventually go bankrupt because it can’t get DIRECTV to carry it? — Sid, Santa Monica, California. Sid, thank you for the kind words. Yes, I believe we are approaching

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