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DISH Boost Mobile acquires MVNO Gen Mobile: What’s that mean for you?

DISH Boost Mobile acquires MVNO Gen Mobile: What’s that mean for you?

Boost Mobile just announced they'd be acquiring the entirety of Gen Mobile. DISH Network Corporation owns Boost Mobile, and now they'll own the entirety of what was included in Gen Mobile. Boost will procure all of Gen Mobile's distribution network, technology, customer base, the brand, and the wireless team currently working for Gen Mobile.

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HBO returns to Dish after three long years and it’s joined by HBO Max

HBO returns to Dish after three long years and it’s joined by HBO Max

Dish Network finally offers HBO again around three years after booting it off its platform. The premium network's return is due to a new deal between Dish and WarnerMedia. There have been some big changes with HBO since the carriage deal between the two companies ran out in October 2018, including the launch of HBO Max and AT&T's decision to spin off WarnerMedia as a standalone entertainment company.

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Dish Network is about to acquire MVNO Republic Wireless

Dish Network is about to acquire MVNO Republic Wireless

Dish Network has announced plans to acquire Republic Wireless, the ultra-cheap MVNO wireless service that offers data-only plans and more. Once the acquisition deal closes, Dish will have control over the Republic Wireless brand and various 'supporting assets,' earning itself around 200,000 wireless customers.

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DISH bags J.D. Power customer satisfaction award for innovation and tech

DISH bags J.D. Power customer satisfaction award for innovation and tech

Cord-cutting has become a trend in the past years as more and more tech-savvy users flock to their mobile devices for content. In response to the growing number of streaming services, cable and TV providers have stepped up their game to match what the likes of Netflix and Hulu offer in terms of features and innovations. That strategy has worked well for DISH who has, for the second year in a row, won J.D. Power's top spot in Customer Satisfaction.

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Google Assistant integration makes the DISH Hopper even smarter

Google Assistant integration makes the DISH Hopper even smarter

Smart TVs and the set top boxes that make regular TVs smarter offer all sorts of advanced features that go beyond simply changing channels but most of them seem to still be rooted in the past in one important way. The remote control and its dozens of buttons have become an indispensable part of the experience even when it's also the most cumbersome means of control. Some, like DISH' Hopper systems, do offer some amount of voice control and they're getting a huge boost today with the arrival of Google Assistant on their remotes.

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DISH as Wireless Carrier: What’s that mean for me and 5G?

DISH as Wireless Carrier: What’s that mean for me and 5G?

Today DISH stood to gain in a BIG way thanks to the merger between Sprint and T-Mobile USA approved by the United States Department of Justice. T-Mobile USA and Sprint will become one carrier, but they'll need to divest control of a whole lot of STUFF to DISH in order to make that merger possible. DISH will effectively become a "national facilities-based wireless carrier," and will deploy the "Nation's First Standalone 5G Broadband Network."

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T-Mobile Sprint merger just approved by DOJ

T-Mobile Sprint merger just approved by DOJ

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) just approved the merging of the companies T-Mobile USA and Sprint, with a set of requirements. The requirements include - primarily - a "package of divestitures to Dish." In divesting with DISH, DISH will (according to DOJ) be able to enter the USA as the Forth Nationwide Facilities-Based Wireless Competitor.

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Dish Fiber could be an apartment dwellers best friend

Dish Fiber could be an apartment dwellers best friend

Everyone knows about Dish Network at this point, it was among the first of the easy and small satellite Dish companies to fight against big cable. Dish has announced a new service that isn't aimed at home owner's it's aimed at property owners and managers who are looking for ways to add more value add for residents living in apartment complexes and facilities with multiple units. Dish says that Dish Fiber is a new bulk solution for multifamily communities.

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This is the last Blockbuster store on earth

This is the last Blockbuster store on earth

It's the end of an era we thought was already over. The final Blockbuster down under - in Australia - will close at the end of this month. But fear not! This is not the last Blockbuster in the world. The last Blockbuster in the world is inside the United States. That last Blockbuster movie rental store in the entire world is located in Bend, Oregon.

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DISH lights up iMessage support chat to save you from calling

DISH lights up iMessage support chat to save you from calling

If you're a DISh customer who happens to own an iPhone, your days of calling into customer service might be over. Today, Apple and DISH announced that DISH customer service can be reached using Messages on iOS through Apple Business Chat. CISH is the first pay-TV company to join Apple Business Chat, so it's getting in on the action early.

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DISH Evolve integrates Netflix with hotel room TVs

DISH Evolve integrates Netflix with hotel room TVs

DISH is bringing Netflix into hotel rooms, helping travelers get the on-demand content they want without packing in their own Chromecast. The service is being added to DISH's Evolve system for hotels that it launched last year. According to the company, this makes DISH the nation's first major television service provider to offer a Netflix integration for hotels.

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AirTV Player now allows DVR on local OTA broadcast TV

AirTV Player now allows DVR on local OTA broadcast TV

AirTV announced that their device will soon allow Local Channels DVR in their customer beta program. This feature is called Local Channels DVR and it'll be available for free to all AirTV Player users (in Beta form, anyway.) This feature is now one of two similar features, the other being Sling TV's in-app Cloud DVR, which also allows recorded OTA programming and recorded OTT content to be accessed by users at any time.

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