News Coverage

February 6, 2017
The Denver Post

Dish Network admits it. TV service providers — itself included — have plenty of room to improve their customer service reputation.

On Monday, the Douglas County company begins a customer listening campaign, which includes a “spokeslistener” who stars in TV commercials and an advertising campaign. The company will also roll out a new feature on its web pages to gather comments and complaints from customers.

January 3, 2017
CNET

Here's an example of some useful voice control. Simply ask Amazon's Alexa voice assistant to tune your TV to a show you want to watch. That's just what Dish Network plans to introduce to its lineup of Hopper DVR boxes.

January 6, 2016
Travel + Leisure

If Dish Network has its way, you’ll never see the spinning wheel of death as your content fails to load over snail-paced hotel room Wi-Fi. And you’ll never smack your forehead in realization that you forgot to download the latest season of Downton Abbey pre-flight, either...

January 5, 2016
Fortune

Dish Network on Tuesday announced a new set-top box with enhanced recording features, better search, and faster performance.

Hopper 3, the company’s latest digital video recorder (DVR), can record up to 16 shows simultaneously—for television addicts who just can’t watch enough...

January 5, 2016
Mashable

In 2015, Sling TV basically won CES with its $20 a month subscription offering that gives users access to cable channels, including ESPN.

The service — which includes access to channels such as CNN, TNT, Cartoon Network, AMC and ESPN — was the first big OTT player to come out of the gate...

January 5, 2016
CNET

Sling TV is a great bargain compared with cable TV, and streaming 20 live channels over the Internet can seem futuristic, but finding stuff to watch on the service seems stuck in the last century.

Fortunately Sling is completely overhauling its user interface, bringing it closer to what a user of Netflix or another top-end streaming service might expect today...

January 5, 2016
CNET

Dish's upcoming Hopper 3 is one turbo-charged, feature-packed DVR.

Not only does it have 16 tuners and Netflix integration in its universal search results, but there's a new proprietary "Sports Bar Mode" that allows you to play four live HD channels simultaneously on one 4K screen...

January 5, 2016
The Verge

Consumers really don't need to worry about how many tuners their DVRs have nowadays; most allow you to record several shows simultaneously, which is all anyone really needs. But here at CES 2016, Dish is declaring itself the new recordholder with the unveiling of its Hopper 3 DVR...

January 5, 2016
WIRED

Is bonkers a word I’m allowed to use in a WIRED story? I hope so. Because the Hopper 3, the new DVR/cable box that Dish just announced at CES, is bonkers...

January 29, 2015
CNBC

Dish Network has made a name for itself in the cable and satellite industry with technology that lets customers completely skip commercials. For this weekend's Super Bowl, though, it's letting them skip the game...