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Topic: DISH Network

Bumpy Start for Oscars Live Streaming Initiative

Demand for ABC feed maxes out servers

ABC’s first pass at live-streaming the Academy Awards didn’t exactly go off without a hitch last night, as user demand knocked the service out of commission. The live video feed streaming…

The ‘Soap Opera’ Inside Havas Worldwide

Some are wondering who is even in charge

During a recent, early-morning phone conversation with Adweek, the normally loquacious Andrew Benett was strangely quiet when asked to explain his new role as Havas Worldwide co-president, sharing responsibility for…

Dish Chalks Up Court Win for the Ad-Skipping Hopper

Court denies Fox request to halt service

Dish Network won another court victory in its fight with broadcasters over its ad-skipping Hopper that's reviled by broadcasters. On Monday, the U.S. District Court for the central district of…

Bill Seeks to Grant FCC Authority to Stop Blackouts

Rep. Eshoo takes aim at reforming retransmission consent

Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.), ranking member of the House subcommittee on communications and technology, just made Wednesday's upcoming hearing interesting by publishing a discussion draft of a bill intended to…

CBS, Time Warner End Carriage Standoff

Broadcaster’s signal back up in N.Y., L.A., Dallas

With less than a week to go before the start of the 2013 NFL season, CBS and Time Warner Cable have finally come to terms on a new carriage agreement. One…

Havas Creative Chief Jason Peterson Is Now Also a President

Has dual role in Chicago office

It’s not the first time Jason Peterson has been more than just a creative chief. This time, however, the scale is much bigger. Peterson, chief creative officer at the Chicago office…

Judge Rules in Favor of Dish in DVR Ad-Skipping Dispute With Fox

Yes, you can still use your Hopper

Dish has won another battle in its ongoing war with Fox over whether or not its ad-skipping software is legal: A panel of judges upheld Los Angeles district court Judge…

Dish's Marketing Strategy Goes Big With Southwest Airlines Push

Aggressive MSO boosts controversial Hopper with Sling

If you're on a Southwest Airlines flight between now and New Year's Eve, you're going to see a lot of Dish Network. The company logo will be on the waiting…

Dish Network's Search for a Digital Agency Down to Finalists

Unclear if incumbent is participating

Dish Network confirmed it is in the midst of a digital agency search, which is in its late stages. The incumbent is Booyah Advertising, of Westminister Colo. A Dish spokesman declined…

mOcean Has a New Consumer Brands Unit

Maintains strong focus on children

Specs Who (l. to r.) Mike Braue, director of client services, consumer brands; Michael McIntyre, president; Christianne Brooks, group creative director; and Kevin Aratari, evp, entertainment What Entertainment advertising, marketing, branding and…

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