03/03/2014, The Walt Disney Company and DISH Network Corporation have come together to issue an announcement concerning a groundbreaking, long-term, wide-ranging distribution agreement which will see DISH customers enjoy access to Disney’s robust line-up of top quality sports, news and entertainment content, whether you view it over TVs, computers, smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles and other compatible connected devices.
12/19/2013, A couple of years ago, AT&T failed to acquire T-Mobile not because T-Mobile did not want to play ball, but rather because there were too many opposing the merger due to worries about AT&T and T-Mobile monopolizing the market. However according to recent reports, it seems that Sprint could be thinking about acquiring the carrier themselves, which some have speculated to be a mere trial balloon as opposed to a […]
11/08/2013, We reported on Blockbuster’s unfortunate end just the other day as its parent company, Dish, announced its final 300 stores will close allowing the brand to bow out gracefully from the U.S. retail market. If you still rely on Blockbuster to get your movie fix in, you might want to head on over to your local store and get your final rental in as the retailer’s official Twitter account says […]
11/06/2013, In recent years, Blockbuster hasn’t been doing so great as earlier this year, they closed a total of 300 U.S. stores and today its parent company Dish has finally closed the final 300 stores that were still open in the U.S.
06/18/2013, DISH Networks issues a statement on recent Sprint lawsuit.
06/17/2013, Sprint attempts to block Dish's acquisition of Clearwire.
04/19/2013, The other we reported that Dish had made a counter-offer to Sprint and offered to acquire the company for more than what Japanese carrier, Softbank, was offering. Softbank seems to be unfazed by the counter-offer and expects the deal to conclude in a timely manner as expected, and if offering Sprint more money wasn’t enough, Dish is now stating that they believe that for them to buy Sprint would be […]
04/16/2013, We reported yesterday that Dish could be interested in making a bid on Sprint worth $25.5 billion. If the deal was formalized, Sprint would obviously have to entertain this new offer and see what Softbank has to offer them instead. For those wondering what Softbank had to say to Dish’s offer, it seems that they are relatively unfazed by the seemingly more generous offer. Softbank called Dish’s offer “highly conditional” […]
04/15/2013, As you guys have heard, Japanese carrier Softbank is currently in the process of purchasing a 70% stake in one of the four major US carriers, Sprint. While the deal has yet to be concluded and approved by all the regulatory bodies involved, word on the street has it that US satellite television company, Dish, might want a piece of Sprint as well and has made a counter-offer of their […]
02/22/2013, Last year, Dish Network introduced a feature to its DVRs to allow its subscribers to skip commercials. This Auto Hop feature isn’t the only innovation Dish Network has implemented into its DVR as just recently, it has made it possible for its subscribers to watch live television on their mobile devices through the company’s Sling technology. As worthwhile as that feature is, it looks as though FOX is none […]
05/10/2012, Today, Dish Network has just released a new cool feature for its digital video recorder that automatically removes commercials from shows aired by major broadcasting networks, hence, threatening to seriously cut billions of dollars in advertising. The Auto Hop feature allows customers to skip all commercials for most recorded primetime HD programs shown on ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC when viewed the day after airing. Vivek Khemka, Vice President of […]
09/23/2011, Remember earlier today we wrote that Dish Network was going to announce something related to “a stream come true”? At 1PM ET today, Dish Network unveiled what it had in store using Blockbuster’s brand name and it’s called the Blockbuster Movie Pass. Available for Dish Network subscribers, it offers a whole package of DVDs, Blu-ray, and Games in the mail. 3,000 streaming movies for your TV set and unlimited in-store […]
03/18/2011, If you own a Siberian husky, I’m sure you would know how thirsty those dogs get. Well, a husky owner decided to build an automatic water dish filler so that he doesn’t have to spend so much time each day refilling his dog’s bowl of water. Unsatisfied with the current auto-filling dishes available on the market he diced to build his own solution. Using a kitchen water supply with a […]
12/17/2010, In an attempt to make 3D movies and television programming more popular, satellite provider DISH Network has announced that it will be making 3D movies available as a pay-per-view for your on-demand movie watching experience, provided that you have a capable TV and the required accessories–mainly the 3D glasses. This holiday, DISH subscribers can expect to watch A Christmas Carol, Cats and Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore, Step Up […]