US satellite TV operators suffer ‘biggest ever losses in Q2’

Bruce Leichtman

US satellite TV providers DirecTV and Dish suffered more combined subscriber losses in Q2 2017 than in any previous quarter, according to Leichtman Research Group… Read more

New chief for SlingTV as Lynch exits for Pandora

Erik Carlson

DISH Network’s Erik Carlson will lead its over-the-top service, SlingTV, after Roger Lynch moved to internet radio company Pandora. Carlson will on August 31 add SlingTV… Read more

TiVo advanced TV experience now in 23 million homes


TiVo said that approximately 23 million subscriber households around the world now use TiVo’s advanced TV experiences. The TV technology company gave the figure in… Read more

Sling TV taps SpotX for programmatic addressable advertising

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DISH Networks-owned OTT TV service Sling TV is now offering programmatic advertising functionality to advertisers and agencies with a platform supplied by SpotX. Sling TV… Read more

DISH subsidiary AirTV launches streaming device


AirTV, a wholly owned subsidiary of DISH, has launched a new streaming device that integrates free over-the-air channels, Netflix, Sling TV and YouTube. The 4K Android… Read more

Dish claims US first with YouTube Hopper 3 launch


Dish claims is the first time a nationwide US pay TV provider to offer direct access to YouTube via the set-top box, after the video… Read more

Sling TV adds 27 new OTT channels from Zee

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US over-the-top service Sling TV will launch 27 new channels from Indian entertainment company Zee as part of a renewed agreement between the firms. Sling… Read more

Dish in coalition to spike Charter acqusition


Dish Network has joined a coalition that aims to stop Charter Communications’ big-money acquisition of Time Warner Cable. The Stop Mega Cable Coalition comprises 13… Read more

Ergen drops Dish president role in rejig

Charlie Ergen

Charlie Ergen is dropping his president title at US satcaster Dish Network, though will remain CEO and chairman. His replacement as president is Dish veteran… Read more