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Dish Adds 39K Video Subs In 4Q; Sling TV Has 2.2M

Dish this morning reported that it added a net of approximately 39,000 video subscribers in the fourth quarter, including 75,000 reactivations in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands following last year’s hurricanes. The company also disclosed that its satellite TV service finished the year with 11.030 million subscribers while its live streaming service, Sling

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Dish to Offer Winter Olympics In 4K

Dish has confirmed it will offer next-day coverage of this month’s 2018 Winter Olympics in 4K HDR (High Dynamic Range). Comcast and DIRECTV has previously disclosed it will offer the games in the new picture format. Click Amazon: See Today’s Top-Selling TVs! And Dish now says on its ‘Olympics Coverage’ page that it will feature

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Dish: A Month of Premium Previews

Dish this month is holding free preview of five different premium channels, starting this weekend with the Starz channel. The Starz preview, which began yesterday and extends through Monday, February 5, will include channels 340, and 350 through 356 on Dish. Click Amazon: See Today’s Top-Selling TVs! Programs that will be available this weekend on

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Dish Gets 2 NBC Stations Back Before Super Bowl

Dish announced last night that it has reached a new carriage pact with Waterman Broadcasting, returning two local NBC affiliates to its lineup in time for Sunday’s Super Bowl. The two channels are: WVIR-TV, the NBC affiliate in Charlottesville, Virginia, and WBBH-TV, the NBC affiliate serving the Fort Myers/Naples, Florida area. Click Amazon: See Today’s 1-Day-Only

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Dish Loses 2 More Local Channels In Fee Fight

Dish has lost two more local channels due to a fee fight and this dispute could stop the satcaster’s subscribers from watching Sunday’s Super Bowl. The two channels, which are owned by Waterman Broadcasting, are: WVIR=TV, the NBC affiliate in Charlottesville, Virginia, and WBBH-TV, the NBC affiliate serving the Fort Myers/Naples, Florida area. Click Amazon:

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Dish Loses 4 Local Stations In Fee Fight

Dish today lost four local stations in four markets due to a fee fight with their owner, the Lockwood Broadcast Group. The stations are: KAKE-TV, the ABC affiliate in Wichita, Kansas; WHDF-TV, the CW affiliate in Florence, Alabama; WCWG-TV, the CW station in Lexington, North Carolina; and KTEN-TV, the NBC affiliate in Ada, Oklahoma (the

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Dish, DIRECTV Offer Free Preview of NBA League Pass

DIRECTV and Dish next week will both hold week-long free previews of the NBA League Pass package of out-of-market games, the satcasters have announced. The DIRECTV preview will begin on Monday, January 15, and extend through Sunday,  January 21. Click Amazon: See Today’s Top-Selling TVs! The Dish free view will run from Tuesday, January 16,

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Dish Becomes Fourth Major Pay TV Op to Hike Prices

Dish today has begun alerting existing subscribers that prices on their programming packages will rise next month, the fourth major pay TV operator to announce that it’s hiking monthly video fees in 2018. Dish, DIRECTV, Comcast and Cox now have all announced that prices will go up, although the pay TV industry has been losing

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Dish, Lilly Settle 2-Month Fee Fight

Dish and Lilly Broadcasting have settled their carriage battle which had left the satcaster’s viewers unable to watch 10 Lilly-owned local stations since September 30. The companies were arguing over how much Dish should pay to carry the stations. They announced last night they had reached a new, multi-year agreement, but did not disclose the terms

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Dish Includes Voice Remote With Hopper DVR

New Dish customers who get a Hopper DVR will now also get a free voice remote, the company has announced. Existing customers can upgrade to the voice remote for $20. The remote, which includes motion-activated backlighting, will search for content, and control guide navigation with simple voice commands. Click Amazon: Shop Now For Black Friday

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