Topic: Charlie Ergen

Dish-Disney Carriage Deal Disables the Hopper

Many concessions in long-term distribution pact

Six months after the expiration of their joint carriage deal, the Walt Disney Co. and Dish Network have agreed to a long-term pact that will not only keep ABC, ESPN…

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

As lawsuits pile up, carriage deal with ABC, ESPN set to expire

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. Speaking…

Analyst: Auto Hop Flap Much Ado About Nothing

Dish Net’s ad-zapping service likely to have little impact

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…