News Coverage

September 5, 2014
Multichannel News

In time for the rest of the first week of NFL regular season games, Dish Network said it has stitched the ESPN Fantasy Football app to its Hopper Whole-Home DVR, giving gridiron fans a way to track their players and teams in real time on the big screen while they watch or record the games...

August 15, 2014
Denver Business Journal

What’s a TV company to do when a competitor has the NFL Sunday Ticket carrying every pro football game, and there’s little likelihood of getting that package for your own viewers?

Make a play for fans whose big day is Saturday.Dish Network, as the only nationwide paid-TV distributor other than DirecTV, has positioned itself as the option for lovers of college football, especially across the Midwest and South......

August 7, 2014
Digital Trends

Dish Network today released the latest Dish Anywhere update for its iPad, Android, and Kindle apps. According to the official press release, the update will deliver a modernized user interface with new capabilities that augment “the way customers discover, select, and view entertainment...”...

August 6, 2014
The Denver Post

Douglas County-based Dish Network announced Tuesday that it has secured streaming rights to content from A+E Networks as part of multiyear contract renewal.

Coupled with a similar deal with Disney, the A+E agreement moves Dish closer to launching an Internet TV service that would be aimed at a younger generation of viewers who aren't willing to shell out $100 a month for pay-TV...

August 5, 2014
Hollywood Reporter

A+E Networks and satellite provider Dish Network said Tuesday that they have agreed to a new multiyear carriage deal that includes over-the-top rights for streaming live and video-on-demand content.

The renewals applies to all of A+E Networks' channels, which include A&E, Lifetime, History, LMN, FYI (formerly Biography Channel), H2, History en Espanol, Crime + Investigation and Military History...

July 21, 2014

To reach a nationwide audience during this summer’s global soccer tournament, DISH collaborated with Google to develop a first of its kind presentation of “El Juego Bonito (the beautiful game)” across the web, including the first ever Spanish language masthead sponsorship in the U.S. on YouTube’s desktop and mobile sites...

June 23, 2014
Multichannel News

Dish Network has launched the Wireless Joey, an HD client video device that uses a dedicated 802.11ac access point to feed off of the customer’s primary Hopper Whole-Home HD-DVR.

Dish, which is joining DirecTV and AT&T with video-optimized, WiFi-based devices that aim to reduce cord clutter, is launching its new wireless wonder about six months after introducing it at the International CES in January......

June 23, 2014

Watch TV 'virtually' anywhere with the new Wireless Joey from Dish. Yes, anywhere in your house with no need for wires.

Since Dish is the first pay television company to use 802.11 AC to bring customers HDTV, they can deliver data faster and in a way customers have never been able to experience before.

This also allows a family or roommates to install up to three Wireless Joeys in one household. Powerful stuff, and cutting edge technology......

June 17, 2014

Dish signed up for 100 million impressions with a far-reaching YouTube video campaign. The TV provider bought the top spot on YouTube over two days—the masthead on desktop and mobile—showing a video spot it first created for Hispanic markets.

The Juego Bonito campaign launched in March, and now the company says it is the first Spanish-language ad to show on YouTube’s masthead in the U.S......

March 19, 2014

Every year, the NCAA college basketball tournament gives employees a reason to goof off at their desks and root for their alma maters. But there's a growing source of potential headaches for bosses...