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Dish and Turner strike temporary deal, channels return

Dish and Turner strike temporary deal, channels return

Dish Network and Turner have settled their dispute -- for now, at least -- and the channels that went dark as a result have now been restored. This follows news last month that the two companies were going at it over a contract dispute, something that led to CNN, Cartoon Network, and some other well known channels being pulled. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that a temporary agreement is in place, but sources have cropped up to say that it will only be effective until "early spring".

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Dish Network and Turner squabble, channels go dark

Dish Network and Turner squabble, channels go dark

Contract disputes are a common thing, and we've seen them span all varieties of companies: Amazon has had its share of battles this year, for example, and we've seen television watchers suffer as a result of soured negotiations. That latter issue has again arisen, this time affecting Dish Network subscribers who enjoy watching certain channels, CNN among them. It seems the satellite company is in a dispute with Turner over contractual issues, and as a result several channels -- fairly notable and high-demand ones -- have been pulled.

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Dish Network’s Nutv trademark teases upcoming Internet TV service

Dish Network’s Nutv trademark teases upcoming Internet TV service

Dish Network's anticipated Internet TV service may be called Nutv, if a trademark from the company that recently surfaced is any indication. This wouldn't be entirely surprising, since the company has dabbled with the name in the past, but it has made a small refinement that makes it a bit more consumer-friendly.

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DISH Anywhere tablet app revamp streamlines streaming

DISH Anywhere tablet app revamp streamlines streaming

DISH Anywhere has gained a much-needed update, with Hopper with Sling users now able to remotely view content from their home entertainment setup, whether it's live, previously recorded, or on-demand. The new version of the app, which will initially be available for iOS and Android tablets - including Amazon's Kindle Fire range - also gets a UI refresh.

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Iliad said to be working with Dish to finance T-Mobile bid

Iliad said to be working with Dish to finance T-Mobile bid

T-Mobile, the new darling of mobile carriers, is reportedly on the table for any and all suitors. Having previously been tied to Sprint parent company Softbank for a buyout, French carrier Iliad is now tossing their hat in the ring. Smaller than T-Mobile, it was unclear just how Iliad would swing the purchase, said to be worth roughly $30-40 billion. A new report may shed light on that.

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Dish complains to FCC about Comcast/Time Warner, DirecTV/AT&T

Dish complains to FCC about Comcast/Time Warner, DirecTV/AT&T

Dish has come out in opposition to the proposed Comcast/Time Warner merger. Speaking to the FCC, the satellite provider says the deal presents “serious competitive concerns” for the industry. They also don’t see how any damage would be mitigated or reversed.

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DISH Joey goes wireless for wire-cutting fanatics

DISH Joey goes wireless for wire-cutting fanatics

This week the folks at DISH have announced the Wireless Joey. This system allows you to bring the Joey system with you anywhere, having no need for the coaxial or Ethernet wiring of yore. This is the first Whole-Home HD DVR system made by DISH to connect to a dedicated 802.11ac (wi-fi) access point.

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Total TV viewing up 246% with help from apps

Total TV viewing up 246% with help from apps

Online TV is growing rapidly in popularity, according to a new study. The findings suggest our mobile video viewing habits are up 57% over this time last year. Overall online video is up 43%, while our TV intake in general is up a staggering 246%.

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Dish Network to accept Bitcoin

Dish Network to accept Bitcoin

Dish Network has announced a new upcoming way for its customers to pay for their service: Bitcoin. This makes Dish the largest company to accept the digital currency, as well as the first pay-TV provider with subscriptions to support Bitcoin.

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Dish eyeing T-Mobile, says DirecTV too expensive

Dish eyeing T-Mobile, says DirecTV too expensive

Dish Network, which is readying an Internet-based television service reportedly for a late summer launch, is eyeing T-Mobile, according to company chairman Charlie Ergen. During the company's Q1 earnings call today, Ergen also revealed that a DirecTV merger is too expensive at this point.

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Dish Network Internet-based TV tipped for summer launch

Dish Network Internet-based TV tipped for summer launch

Dish Network's anticipated Internet-based television service in the United States is slated for launch this coming summer, according to "people familiar with the matter" that spoke to Bloomberg. Reportedly, Dish is informing networks that the service could launch in late summer.

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Dish Network hit with OSHA fine over whistleblowing worker

Dish Network hit with OSHA fine over whistleblowing worker

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, more commonly called OSHA, has fined Dish Network over blacklisting an employee that reported a vendor for sending fraudulent invoices to the company. The resulting actions Dish Network took against the employee are said to be in violation of the anti-retaliatory provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

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