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Dish CEO: Young people won't pay $100 a month for content

Want to know what Dish Network CEO Joe Clayton thinks of OTT pay-TV, 4K, satellite broadband service, cable consolidation and how pay-TV providers are differentiating themselves in a mature market? Head over to  FierceCable, where Editor Steve Donohue has an informative interview with the Dish executive. 

NimbleTV returns with streaming cable service

Nimble TV is back. The company, which over the summer handed out refunds to subscribers after Dish Network blocked it  from reselling access to its satellite service online, said it is again signing up new customers.

Globalstar says proposed TLPS rules are even better than expected

Last week's FCC notice of proposed rulemaking not only sets the stage for Globalstar to offer a private, licensed Wi-Fi service using some of its spectrum but also confirms that the commission will address Globalstar's longer-term plan to offer LTE services in the full Big LEO band via a separate, future proceeding.

Dish Network folding Blockbuster retail and DVD business

Dish Network said Wednesday that it plans to fold all 300 of its remaining Blockbuster retail stores, and that it will also halt its DVD-by-mail service by early January.

Intel may alienate key programming partners with OTT service

Intel is reportedly struggling to line up programming partners for its planned over-the-top TV service. The situation has apparently become so dire, the chip maker has sought help from technology companies that already have relationships with the media industry.

Fox loses appeal in Dish-Hopper lawsuit

Dish Network scored another legal victory for its Hopper multi-room DVR after the 9 th  Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a request from 20 th  Century Fox to overturn a lower court's decision.

UPDATED: NimbleTV loses content from Dish Network, refunds subscribers

NimbleTV was introduced last year and promised subscribers around the country they could buy online access to certain pay-TV providers' packages of subscription television no matter where they were. But last week, one of the pay-TV providers seems to have stopped cooperating.

FCC aims to auction H Block spectrum as soon as January

The FCC said in a public notice that it could be ready to auction the 1900 MHz PCS H Block of spectrum as soon as January 2014, its first major spectrum auction since 2008. The commission is seeking public comment on its proposed rules for the auction, which could draw interest from Sprint, Dish Network and others.

What does the recent wave of media M&A mean for online video?

Traditional media distributors are consolidating at what seems like an increasing rate. What does it mean for online video?

Dish rips Sprint for attempting to block Clearwire acquisition

Dish Network executives have criticized Sprint for filing a lawsuit aimed at blocking it from acquiring broadband wireless provider Clearwire.