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Dish takes pay-TV DVR wars to next level with 16-tuner Hopper

LAS VEGAS- Putting its stamp, at least temporarily, on the pay-TV industry's "Most Robust DVR" crown, Dish Network debuted at CES last week a 16-tuner version of its Hopper set-top.

Dish comes to terms with Cordillera, ends 11-market blackout

Dish Network said it has come to terms on a new broadcast retransmission agreement with Cordillera Broadcasting, ending a blackout that impacted 18 stations in 11 markets that started Thursday.

Dish's HopperGo a day late and a dollar short for TVE

LAS VEGAS-- If Dish Network had introduced its HopperGo at, say, CES 2012, TV Everywhere's disappointing narrative might have turned out differently. As it was, the announcement of the mobile video storage device this week seemed buried in broader company introductions that included a third-generation Hopper DVR and the first major user-interface overhaul for Sling TV.

Dish looks to capture high-end custom install segment

While most pay-TV operators are focused on high-volume residential sales, Dish Network has doubled down in recent months on the custom install niche.

Dish follows U-verse and DirecTV, announces rate increases for 2016

Ducking under the cover of AT&T, which announced price bumps for U-verse and DirecTV earlier this week, Dish Network has released information about across-the-board rate increases for 2016.

Ergen promotes Dish vet Carlson to president amid major exec re-alignment

In a move that perhaps signals his desire to focus more on the wireless business, Dish Network Chairman and CEO Charlie Ergen has placed day-to-day control of the pay-TV business into the hands of 20-year company veteran Erik Carlson, naming him president.

Sling TV CEO comes out against Comcast's data caps

The CEO of Sling TV said he is warning federal regulators in Washington, D.C., about the usage caps that Comcast is in the process of implementing across the country. Roger Lynch, the CEO of Dish Network's Sling TV streaming service, said the caps and Comcast's Stream service run afoul of the FCC's net neutrality guidelines.

Charter rejects Ergen's contentions, notes it will have only 21% market share

Charter Communications continues to work to obtain regulatory approval for its massive purchases of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, arguing that the resulting company-- dubbed New Charter-- would only service roughly 21 percent of all American broadband customers. Charter noted that figure is "less than Comcast and only slightly more than AT&T."

Dish pays off Indiana broadcaster Bayou following lawsuit over retransmission fees

The owner of Evansville, Ind., CBS affiliate WEVV-TV said Dish Network has paid it an undisclosed sum in back interest fees, plus interest, after the broadcaster sued the satellite operator in August.

Dish says Charter-TWC merger 'not in public interest'; AT&T and Verizon look to limit Malone's control

With Thursday marking the final day for public commenting on the proposed merger of Charter Communications, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, a coalition representing AT&T, Verizon and other telecom companies asked the FCC to impose specific limits as a condition of the deal's approval.