Charlie Ergen

Dish-Disney Carriage Deal Disables the Hopper

Six months after the expiration of their joint carriage deal, the Walt Disney Co.

We Can Work It Out: DISH Network Not Spoiling to Fight Disney

While the expiration of their carriage deal with ABC and ESPN is looming on the horizon, DISH Network executives said they aren’t spoiling for a fight with Walt Disney Co.

Analyst: Auto Hop Flap Much Ado About Nothing

A week after the broadcast networks warned that they would not tolerate Dish Network’s commercial-blasting technology, Fox, NBC and CBS today separately filed suit to block the service. And while the math suggests that TV’s reaction may be a bit overblown, a successful legal campaign could set a precedent preventing any other operator from issuing its own ad-erasing feature.