News Coverage

March 17, 2014
Forbes

Tired of reading about how the annual NCAA Tournament curtails workplace production?  Me too.  In fact, last year I wrote about how the March Madness employee “productivity problem” is overstated, yet companies continued to block, ban or slow down streamed March Madness content... ...

March 13, 2014
PCMag.com

With so many TV options these days, it can be a real struggle for a household to agree on whether to record Duck Dynasty or The Good Wife. But Dish customers no longer have to compromise. The provider today announced that Super Joey add-on, first announced at CES, is now available...

March 13, 2014
Engadget

Dish subscribers who fret over choosing shows to record can relax a little today. The satellite provider has just released its promised Super Joey, which both extends the Hopper DVR to other rooms and adds two tuners to the Hopper's already plentiful six...

March 13, 2014
CNET

Satellite TV provider Dish Network on Thursday launched the first of its new troop of DVR set-top boxes, the Super Joey. The box, which was unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January, precedes the Wireless Joey that has broken free of a coaxial cable connection and that is coming in the next several months......

March 5, 2014
PCMag.com

Dish Network on Wednesday announced that its Dish Anywhere app is now available for download on the Kindle Fire HDX tablet. This means that HDX owners with a Sling-equipped DVR, such as the Dish Hopper, can now watch live TV, DVR recordings, and a library of "thousands" of on-demand titles while on the go... 

March 5, 2014
Bleacher Report

The SEC, ESPN and Dish Network made a major announcement on Monday, when it was revealed that Dish and The Walt Disney Co. agreed to a multiplatform, long-term agreement to carry several channels of Disney programming, including the soon-to-be-launched SEC Network...

March 5, 2014
The Wall Street Journal

Dish Network on Wednesday said it had broadened the availability of its remote-viewing application to Amazon.com Inc.'s Kindle Fire HDX tablets. The app, called Dish Anywhere, was previously only available on devices running Google Inc.'s Android and Apple Inc.'s iOS... 

March 4, 2014
Forbes

When the Longhorn Network was founded in 2011, it marked the meeting of ESPN ESPN, IMG and the University of Texas, three of the greatest powers in college sports. Yet all of that power did little to convince national carriers to pick up the young network, and it’s since fallen far short of expectations. Thanks to a new national carriage agreement with the Dish Network, however, it appears that the Longhorn Network may finally be gaining some steam......

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...