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March 4, 2014
USA Today

The Walt Disney Company and Dish Network said Monday they've agreed to a new carriage deal that restricts an ad-skipping feature in Dish's digital recorder and grants the satellite TV service provider new streaming rights.

In partnering with one of the world's largest media companies, Dish gets the right to provide to its customers -- though it didn't commit to it -- live-streaming of Disney's channels, including ABC and ESPN, as a separate service...

March 4, 2014
Reuters

Dish Network Corp and Walt Disney Co have reached a long-term programming deal, allowing the No. 2 satellite TV provider to carry Disney-owned networks such as ABC and ESPN and deliver the content outside of a traditional TV subscription.

The deal announced Monday marks the first time that a U.S. pay-TV operator was given flexibility by a media company to offer its content over the Web through smartphones, tablets and computers...

January 6, 2014
Associated Press

Dish Network Corp. has unveiled a new digital recorder system that can record eight TV shows at once and can be controlled by voice. In a stunt worthy of the annual gadget show, International CES, Dish executive Vivek Khemka also showed off how its Hopper digital video recorder can be set...

January 6, 2014
CNET

For the past couple of years, Dish's kangaroo-themed CES announcements have centered on its Hopper DVR, which acts as a command center for whole-home Dish systems, enabling you to access content on Joey set-top extender boxes in other rooms and stream it to mobiles devices...

January 6, 2014
Big Picture Big Sound

Need another place to watch TV?DISH Networkwants to get yourPlayStationmore into the whole-house DVR's mix. The company just announcedVirtual Joey, a software-based client that will put the DISH Hopper experience on the PlayStation 3 and the PlayStation 4. Virtual Joey promises...

December 6, 2013
Entertainment Weekly

The groundbreaking [Hopper with Sling] DVR bowled over the crowd at CES in January and co-won Best in Show for its ability to transfer recorded shows to an iPad as well as zoom past commercials at a button-press. TV networks sued, but so far their legal efforts have been unsuccessful...

November 18, 2013
CNBC

Dish Network's Hopper might seem an odd fit here, but consider that the system won Best of Show at the Consumer Electronics Show this year and it becomes a bit clearer. The ability to skip commercials on selected programming is nice, and the added ability to let customers watch live...

November 13, 2013
SlashGear

Satellite television provider Dish Network has announced a new Dish Anywhere application is coming for Android and iOS devices. The new application adds Dish Transfers functionality to make it easier to access your favorite content on mobile devices. Transferred content can be viewed when......

October 29, 2013
USA Today

Southwest Airlines customers will be able to "borrow" an iPad2 when flying between three of the airline's busiest airports. The "iPad2 Lending Program" will make the devices available to Southwest customers flying between Chicago Midway, Denver and Oakland. At each location, customers can...

October 10, 2013
Recycling International

US satellite television provider DISH is partnering up with the Reworx electronics recycling programme in a collaboration which will see the latter recycle the former’s retired satellite receivers and related electronics in an extension of its sustainability operations that processed over 26 million pounds...