News Coverage

July 30, 2013
Adrants

Having come from Boston myself, the Boston accent is something very familiar to my ears. Though I don't really have a Boston accent (parents weren't from Boston), I have an ear for it and can spot all those fake Boston accents in movies from a mile away. When DISH launched its recent campaign...

July 2, 2013
CNET

Next time you're on a flight and the captain signals the OK to resume using your mobile device, you may be able to pull up free live TV, if you're on a Wi-Fi-equipped Southwest Airlines flight. The carrier and Dish have joined up to offer passengers access to live TV and up to 75 on-demand shows...

May 20, 2013
Wired

Dish is one of the few cable or satellite providers that understands something very important: People want their TV fix wherever they are–not just in the living room, parked in front of the set. Updates to the company’s Dish Anywhere iOS and Android apps today continue that trend. Now, access...

May 19, 2013
Audioholics

We've heard of new subscriber deals before, but this week DISH announced that it's offering new subscribers the choice of an Apple iPad 2 instead of first year programming discounts. This is for customers who sign up for the Hopper with Sling Whole-Home HD DVR and a qualified programming...

March 22, 2013
SlashGear

If you’re a Dish Network subscriber that happens to have a Dish Hopper DVR and likes basketball, you will love this. Dish has announced a new second-screen and mobile app experience specifically designed to enhance the NCAA basketball tournament viewing experience. Dish has...

March 6, 2013
Reuters

Satellite TV provider DISH Network Corp is purchasing 200 propane-powered vehicles from Roush CleanTech to reduce its fuel costs and carbon emissions, the company told Reuters this week. The Ford Motor Co E-250 cargo vans, which will be used for customer service in Atlanta...

January 31, 2013
Adweek

Fanning the flames of controversy over Dish's Hopper ad-skipping service, the International CES awarded Hopper with Sling the "Best of Show" co-winner, along with Razer Edge. Handing the award to the Hopper service is a direct slap at CBS, which directed its CNET unit to withdraw...

January 14, 2013
USA Today

It's just so wrong. CBS' decision to block a technology website it owns from presenting a prestigious award to the recipient of its choice because of the network's business interests violates the most basic of journalistic principles. It vividly illustrates the problems that arise with conglomerate ownership...

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...