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Where’s my CNN? Dish subscribers lose channels over Turner contract dispute

Dish subscribers woke up to a loss of several channels this morning, including CNN, Cartoon Network, and Turner Classic Movies, among others, thanks to a breakdown in contract negotiations between Dish Network and Turner Broadcasting.
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Dish aims to mollify cord cutters with mysterious new Internet-TV service

Dish announced this week that the over-the-top service it's currently developing will be specifically targeted at cord cutters. The enigmatic new service is rumored to offer 20-30 channels at $30 per month.

Dish Network to accept Bitcoin, becomes largest company to take the currency

Dish Network announced that it will accept Bitcoin payments, starting July 1, 2014. The satellite TV provider, which tapped Coindesk to process transactions, claims to be the biggest company to accept the cryptocurrency.
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Dish Network releases its Virtual Joey DVR app for Playstation 3, PS4 owners still waiting

Dish unleashed its Virtual Joey app for PS3 owners on Tuesday, allowing users to access on-demand, DVR, and live TV content from their console. The move comes as things have heated up in the satellite game recently, with the AT&T-DirecTV…
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Dish Network targets summer launch for standalone Internet-TV service

Potentially an attractive option for anyone that's recently cut the cord from expensive cable bills, Dish Network is in talks to launch a subscription based live TV service that's provided through the Web.
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Report: Dish Network and DirecTV executives are mulling over a merger

Do we have another Comcast / Time Warner situation in the works? According to a recent report, management at Dish Network and DirecTV are considering a merger to take on the new cable giant.
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Dish Network’s Super Joey DVR companion makes its heroic debut

Dish Network's clever little companion box to its popular Hopper DVR uses its super powers to add two extra tuners to your home, allowing subscribers to record up to 8 programs at once.

DirecTV might mirror Dish’s Disney deal to launch its own online TV service

In the wake of an unprecedented deal between Dish Network and Disney, DirecTV hopes to have similar luck in contract re-negotiations to secure Disney content for its own online TV service. Could that someday mean ESPN without a satellite or…
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As the ink dries on Dish’s new licensing terms with Disney, CBS eyes a better deal

CBS president Les Moonves says Dish Network will have to do better than its recent deal with Disney if it wants to secure CBS content for its forthcoming online TV service. Meanwhile Dish uses AutoHop as a bargaining chip to try and create…
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Dish Network and Disney to kiss and makeup over Auto Hop

Dish Network and Disney are making up, according to recent reports, settling on their current legal battle over Dish Network's Auto Hop feature. The deal would end one of four lawsuits currently being waged against Dish Network by the four…
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Fox Fail: Network strikes out again in attempt to stop Dish’s Auto Hop feature

Dish Network's Hopper DVR claimed another victory today against Fox, as a U.S. District Court struck down the broadcaster's latest appeal. The appeail is just one of several attempts by Fox to keep commercials in front of our eyes. But how…
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Dish Network’s Joey is multiplying before our eyes at CES 2014

Emphasizing a focus on affordability, availability, and ease of use, Dish Network has unveiled a whole new family of companion Joey DVR devices at CES 2014, which will make its content even more prevalent and easy to access no matter where…