DISH Adds Apple Messages To Take the Friction Out of Customer Service

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo., July 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Customers can now start a conversation with DISH the same way they would text message friends and family. DISH today joined Apple Business Chat, enabling customers to chat directly with live customer service representatives through Messages on their iPhone and iPad....Learn More

DISH Delivers Hands-Free TV with the Google Assistant

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July 9, 2018 — ENGLEWOOD, Colo., July 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — DISH today debuted its new integration with the Google Assistant for a Hands-Free TVTM entertainment experience. DISH customers with a Hopper, Hopper Duo, Joey or Wally can control their TV using just their voice when paired with an Assistant...Learn More

DISH EVOLVE Platform to Deliver Netflix to Hotels

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HOUSTON, June 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — DISH is advancing in-room entertainment by integrating Netflix into its EVOLVE® television solution for hotels in the coming months. Guests staying in hotels powered by EVOLVE will be able to access their personal Netflix account directly from their room’s TV. DISH is the...Learn More

DISH App Now on Android TV

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — DISH today announced that its DISH Anywhere app is now available on Android TVTM devices, bringing more choice and flexibility to how customers watch video content on their big screens. While DISH Anywhere has been available on Android...Learn More

CBS Corporation Blacks Out DISH Subscribers

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November 21, 2017 — ENGLEWOOD, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tonight DISH reported that CBS Corporation chose to black out DISH customers’ access to 28 local channels in 18 markets across 26 states (view full list here). CBS is blocking consumers in an effort to raise carriage rates for...Learn More

DISH Goes All in on Voice Control; New Voice Remote Ships with All Hopper DVRs

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November 14, 2017 — ENGLEWOOD, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DISH today released a new voice remote that ships with all Hopper DVRs. Upgraded with motion-activated backlighting and two customizable buttons, the remote interprets natural language to control navigation, search and content selection on compatible set-top boxes. New DISH...Learn More

DISH Expands Amazon Alexa Voice Control Support to Hopper ‘Joey’ Clients for Whole-Home, Hands-Free TV

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October 25, 2017 — ENGLEWOOD, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DISH today unveiled Hands-Free TV™ for the entire home by extending its support of Amazon Alexa voice control to all Joey clients. Now, DISH customers can ask Alexa to control all TVs in the Hopper whole-home ecosystem by pairing each...Learn More

Amazon Dish Partnership Rumors Persist

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A long rumored potential Amazon Dish partnership is gaining more attention, thanks to a Wall Street Journal/Dow Jones report. The two companies share disruptive pedigrees and both have eccentric chief executives, and may have assets that the other could leverage. Dish has a boatload of...Learn More

DISH and Amazon Deliver Alexa Voice Control on Hopper DVR

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January 03, 2017 — LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DISH customers can soon watch hands-free, voice-controlled TV by pairing a Hopper DVR with the Amazon Echo or Echo Dot, both Alexa devices. DISH is the first TV provider to announce direct compatibility with Amazon Alexa. “We constantly evaluate...Learn More

Video Cord Cutting Data: TelcoTV Losses Contribute to Record Declines for Pay-TV

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Market research highlighting cord cutting data from SNL Kagan reveals the number of subscribers to cable, direct broadcast satellite (DBS) and telco multichannel video services (telcoTV) dropped by 430,000 in 3Q’16. Results are a bit worse than they were for the same period one year...Learn More

Skinny Bundle Research Quantifies Upside, Downside for Pay-TV Providers

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Pay-TV providers contemplating the prospect of offering “skinny bundles” of fewer TV channels face a difficult balancing act, according to skinny bundle research from Altman Vilandrie & Co. So-called ¨skinny bundles¨ composed of channels selected specifically to meet the viewing preferences of specific subscriber groups...Learn More

DISH to Carry Rio Olympics in 4K UHD

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo., July 28, 2016 – DISH Network L.L.C. in agreement with NBCUniversal today announced multiple features that will help viewers get the most out of NBCUniversal’s multi-platform coverage of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, including the upcoming availability...Learn More

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