News Coverage

January 7, 2013
CNET

How do you top the Hopper, Dish's kangaroo-themed HD DVR system? Well, according to Dish CEO Joe Clayton, it's pretty simple: you upgrade it with a faster 1,305MHz Broadcom processor add Wi-Fi, integrate Slingbox, and serve up a new feature called Hopper Transfers that allows you to transfer...

January 7, 2013
Associated Press

Dish Network Corp. revealed a set-top box called "Hopper" last year, named for its ability to send the TV signal "hopping" from room to room, covering all the TVs in the house. This year, it's upgrading the Hopper so that it follows you wherever you go — even outside the house...

January 7, 2013
Engadget

There’s really no way to encapsulate all of this awesomeness in a headline, so you’re gonna want to read on. Sure, there’s Dish Anywhere, for realtime streaming of live TV and DVR content, but Hopper with Sling owners will soon be able to take their content offline, for viewing on trains, planes...

January 7, 2013
Bloomberg

Dish Network Corp. (DISH), the second- largest U.S. satellite provider, is developing a feature that would let advertisers see what people are watching in real time, setting the stage for last-minute auctions of ad space. The company is looking to build on a viewership-tracking service...

December 12, 2012
Wall Street Journal

For more than a decade, telecom moguls and hedge fund titans have wrangled with regulators in a bid to wring billions of dollars out of thin air. This week, the government crowned a winner. The Federal Communications Commission late Tuesday said Dish Netwwork Corp., led by...

December 11, 2012
Reuters

Federal regulators on Tuesday gave satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp the go-ahead to use wireless spectrum and also approved a framework for a spectrum auction next year. The Federal Communications Commission voted to allow Dish to convert satellite spectrum for wireless use...

November 26, 2012
Yahoo! Shopping

It is rare that I come across a gadget that I desperately need, and this week is no different. However, the three gadgets featured here are certainly bound to improve the lives of many of you gadget freaks who always want the latest thing, especially if it's a bit different...

September 26, 2012
Wall Street Journal

Dish Network Corp. plans to launch a nationwide broadband service next Monday under the brand dishNET, hoping to add a new revenue stream on top of its pay-television business. This satellite-TV company on Thursday is expected to disclose plans to sell broadband, at a speed...

September 24, 2012
USA Today

Les Moonves, the head of CBS, is quite an irresistible figure. The former actor and ultimate corporate insider, with his million-dollar suits and million-dollar smile, is still having fun in the media business -- perhaps the last guy having fun. This may be because he still believes in it...

September 12, 2012
New York Times

One year after embracing an Internet-only distribution model, Mr. Beck is repositioning his streaming network, TheBlaze TV, as an offering for cable and satellite operators — in other words, TV the old-fashioned way. On Wednesday, he will announce an agreement with the Dish Network, the first...