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January 5, 2015
Multichannel News

Keeping pace with other major MVPDs, Dish Network on Monday introduced a 4K box and several other new features and services that will hook into its core Hopper HD-DVR platform...

January 5, 2015
The Verge

Dish's biggest news here at CES is unquestionably its newly announced internet TV service, Sling Television. But there's pretty great news for Dish's paying satellite subscribers, too: 4K is coming. You'll need a new set-top box to play ultra high-def video: the Ultra HD Joey will be released this summer...

January 5, 2015
CNET

Here at CES, the big story for Dish is the rolling out of its $20-a-month over-the-top Sling TV Internet TV service. But the company also had a number of smaller announcements to pick through.

Later this year -- apparently sometime this spring -- we'll see a new 4K set-top box, the Joey 4K, that's capable of delivering 4K content from Dish. It looks sleeker than your standard Joey, which now also comes in a wireless version...

December 17, 2014
Mashable

Netflix has struck its first deal with a major U.S. pay-TV company, bringing its content to Dish Network's set-top box.

Starting Wednesday, Dish subscribers that have the newest version of the company's digital video recorder — called Hopper — will be able to stream Netflix content for the standard $7.99 to $8.99 monthly fee...

December 17, 2014
Variety

Dish Network is the first major U.S. pay-TV provider to integrate Netflix into its set-top box — giving the No. 2 satcaster’s customers direct access to the streaming video provider’s service.

Netflix will be available on Dish’s second-generation Hopper digital video recorder, rolling out to Dish subscribers over the course of Wednesday, the company said...

October 22, 2014
Multichannel News

DishLatino said it will offer its subscribers financial advice and guidance from noted finance expert Julie Stav through a series of public service announcements that are part of an overall educational campaign launched today...

September 29, 2014
Multichannel News

In 1998, Dish Network was in a fierce battle to lure customers and differentiate itself from its competitors. Dish executives, under founder and chairman Charles Ergen, consciously chose to focus on adding international and ethnic programming to its lineup...

September 16, 2014
CNET

Dish Network's coming Internet TV service is taking shape, as a deal with programmer Scripps Networks Interactive included the rights to stream channels like Travel and Food Network.

A fully online pay-TV service has become a popular ambition for technology and entertainment companies in the last year, as consumer demand to break the tether to television in the living room -- as well as consumer exasperation at ever-rising bills for pay-TV like cable and satellite -- has given rise to online-...

September 16, 2014
Bloomberg

Dish Network Corp. add channels such as Food Network and HGTV to its planned online-TV service in a multiyear deal with Scripps Networks Interactive Inc.

Under the agreement customers will be able to get shows via an online service known as over-the-top, or OTT. The agreement, which also renewed Dish’s use of Scripps channels via satellite, includes the Cooking Channel, Travel Channel, DIY Network and Great American Country, according to a statement today...

September 9, 2014
Multichannel News

DishLatino, Dish Network’s Spanish language programming tier, has expanded its sports coverage, adding soccer-focused sports network beIN Sports en Español.

 In a statement, Dish said BeIN Sports en Español will be available across all DishLatino packages, and offers a wide variety of sports in addition to its extensive soccer coverage, including motorcross, cycling, rugby and boxing...