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Topic: DISH Network

Austin Is Next Market to Host Google Fiber Ultra-high-speed Internet, 200-channel TV service rolls out in 2014

Google on Tuesday confirmed that it has selected Texas’ capital city as the next market for its high-speed Internet service. Just days after rumors began to circulate that Austin was the…

April 9, 2013, 3:14 PM EDT

Dish: CBS Demanded Big Bang's Kaley Cuoco Remove Hopper Tweet Another controversy is used to promote ad skipper

Never missing an opportunity to slam broadcasters in order to promote the Hopper, Dish lashed out Thursday at CBS for demanding that The Big Bang Theory's Kaley Cuoco remove from…

February 28, 2013, 9:22 AM EST

DISH Circumvents Fox Refusal to Air Hopper Ads Hopper logo to take over Daytona 500 car

Leave it to Charlie Ergen's DISH Network to figure out a way to hop right over network TV's refusal to air ads for the Hopper. This Sunday, viewers will see the…

February 23, 2013, 11:42 AM EST

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…

February 21, 2013, 2:38 PM EST

Facebook Eying Movies, Books, TV as Next Dominant Social Content Discussing plans with Dish Network, Comcast

Outside of photos and status updates, Facebook's original shareable content was game activity. So-and-so just planted a new crop, etc. Next Facebook rolled out the Like button, and news articles…

February 12, 2013, 4:53 PM EST

Will ABC and Univision’s Cable News Channel Sell? Alphabet net to manage Fusion ad inventory in the near term

If you’re looking to buy time on Fusion, ABC and Univision’s new joint venture English-language news and lifestyle channel, you’ll need to look up ABC’s president of sales and marketing,…

February 12, 2013, 3:25 PM EST

Dish's Bostonians Celebrate Tiny Beer, Recliners and the Death of the TV Spot Latest ads for the Hopper

The Boston Guys return and local accents abound in Dish's cute campaign for its Hopper DVR with Sling, which lets users skip commercial blocks. That functionality has caused some controversy,…

February 12, 2013, 9:15 AM EST

Al Jazeera's Fledgling Sports Net Refines Its Ground Game BeIN taps TBWA\Chiat\Day to forge a brand identity

In its bid to become a bona fide player in the U.S., the fledgling network beIN Sport has a lot going for it: deep pockets (thanks to the backing of…

February 5, 2013, 12:44 AM EST

Senior CNET Writer Quits Over Dish Controversy Greg Sandoval leaves after CBS demands website drop Dish feature from awards

CNET editor Greg Sandoval told Twitter earlier today that he's quitting the venerable tech news site over parent company CBS's apparent demand that the publication drop Dish Network's ad-skipping Hopper…

January 14, 2013, 12:17 PM EST

Dish Network Slams Courtroom Foe CBS for CNET Awards Snub MSO angry ad-canceling service was 'disqualified' from 'Best of CES' article

Dish Network, which gave its ad-skipping Hopper software an upgrade this year—the edition promoed at CES includes Slingbox technology, so viewers can watch Dish through any connected device, anywhere, skipping…

January 11, 2013, 7:06 AM EST

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