News Coverage

August 16, 2012
Denver Business Journal

Charlie Ergen worries the federal government may put Dish Network at a disadvantage entering the wireless market by approving a deal between Verizon and cable companies before Dish Network's application to start its own wireless service. The Federal Communications Comission...

July 10, 2012
LA Times

Ever since the Supreme Court rejected Hollywood's attempt to kill the Sony Betamax video recorder in 1984, entertainment companies have sought protection from the courts and Congress against newer, more powerful recording technologies that might threaten their business models...

June 7, 2012
Wall Street Journal

Dish Network Corp. Chairman Charlie Ergen said a new ad-skipping feature that has infuriated major broadcast TV networks is a "competitively necessary" response to the explosion of cheap Internet video. That Web video threatens the pay-TV ecosystem, he added, and it is partly...

May 9, 2012
USA Today

Love TV but loathe commercials? When satellite TV provider Dish Network introduced its high-definition Hopper DVR at the Consumer Electronics Show in January, it incorporated an aptly named feature, called PrimeTime Anytime, that automatically records and stores prime-time shows from...

April 23, 2012
PC Magazine

Whole-home DVR is a great idea. Instead of having a full-blown digital video recorder installed with every HDTV in the house, use a single storage device that can hold all the recordings, and use terminal devices to access them on different TVs. The Dish Network Hopper is the best...

April 15, 2012
Denver Post

The dwindling availability of a finite resource that can't be seen or touched threatens to disrupt the mobile lifestyle that virtually every American has embraced. Dropped cellphone calls, delayed text messages and choppy video streams could become more frequent...