Dish Network will soon launch a proprietary, nationwide satellite broadband network, according to multiple reports, the latest indication that the company is keen to expand its service offerings.
Dish Network intends to launch wireless handsets using chipsets from Qualcomm regardless of how the FCC crafts rules for the terrestrial use of Dish's S-band MSS spectrum.
Dish Network has amassed a massive cash hoard of $5.6 billion to advance its wireless interests as the company awaits rules from the FCC on its spectrum that will likely determine its next moves.
Dish Network Chairman Charles Ergen said that his company has inked a deal with Qualcomm for chipsets to support devices running on its LTE Advanced network, and that Dish is in the hunt for more partnerships.
Dish Network said that it will not be able to launch its proposed LTE Advanced network using 40 MHz of S-Band spectrum until 2016 or later. This is about 12 months longer than the FCC's current
Dish Network Chairman Charlie Ergen said the company has enough spectrum to start its wireless business, but that the company is still waiting for FCC approval to use its satellite spectrum for
C Spire Wireless and Dish Network said they will partner to promote TV Everywhere and DVR products in the wireless carrier's retail locations. The deal is the latest example of wireless carriers
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The FCC's draft rules for the terrestrial use of Mobile Satellite Service (MSS) spectrum appear to favor Dish Network's plans to build an LTE Advanced network, according to some analysts. However,
The FCC voted to investigate what technical factors should be taken into account as part of an effort to make the entire Lower 700 MHz band interoperate. Additionally, the FCC voted to look at rules