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  • Customer service Twitter accounts for Dish Network and Cox Communications asked users whether they ordered standard definition or high definition feeds of the fight, indicating there may be issues with the standard definition feed. A similar account for DirecTV referred users toward a troubleshooting website. "We're seeing and gracefully managing a lot...

  • Jim Lampley, the main telecaster for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao showdown in Las Vegas told viewers Saturday night that "electronic overload" caused cable and satellite operators to ask for a delay. Customer service Twitter accounts for Dish Network and Cox Communications asked users whether they ordered standard definition or high definition...

  • NEW YORK— Time Warner Cable had a record quarter for subscriber growth on the heels of its failed deal with Comcast and as cable TV rival Charter is expected to try to buy the company. As Time Warner Cable waited for regulators to approve or deny its Comcast deal, it invested in customer service and other areas to grow its customer base. Philadelphia- based Comcast...

  • April 28- A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit by Philip Falcone's Harbinger Capital Partners that accused satellite TV company Dish Network Corp and its chairman, Charles Ergen, of illegally trying to strip the hedge fund of control of the bankrupt wireless company LightSquared. District Judge William Martinez in Denver came after LightSquared...

  • April 28- A Colorado federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit in which Harbinger Capital Partners accused Dish Network Corp and its chairman Charles Ergen of violating a federal racketeering law, and sought at least $1.5 billion of damages. District Judge William Martinez said the claims that Harbinger sought to pursue could have been brought in a...

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, April 23- Comcast Corp's board was meeting late on Thursday to finalize plans to abandon its proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable Inc, according to a person directly familiar with the matter. Comcast and Time Warner Cable declined to comment. The news came a day after officials of Comcast and Time Warner Cable, the two largest U.S....

  • April 22- Verizon Communications Inc acted on its own when the company decided how to offer ESPN and other Walt Disney Co channels in smaller custom TV packages, a spokeswoman for ESPN said on Wednesday. Disney, Comcast Corp's NBCUniversal and 21st Century Fox have said Verizon's slimmer TV bundles violate existing agreements. The new offerings let customers...

  • Dish Network's Sling TV adds HBO Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 10:04 AM ET

    April 9- Dish Network Corp's Sling TV said it has added Time Warner Inc's HBO to its programming lineup. Users will pay for $15 per month for the service, which will allow users to view programs as they are shown on HBO as well as on-demand. The agreement comes ahead of the season premiere of HBO's much-awaited "Game of Thrones" and " Silicon Valley".

  • April 1- Dish Network Corp and Time Warner reached a new agreement on Wednesday that will allow Dish subscribers continued access to Turner Broadcasting and HBO programming. "We're pleased that the Dish customers we all serve can continue to enjoy Turner and HBO's popular programming on multiple platforms," Turner Broadcasting said in the statement.

  • Dish, Time Warner come to new agreement Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 1:22 PM ET

    April 1- Dish Network Corp and Time Warner settled on a new agreement Wednesday that will allow Dish subscribers continued access to Turner Broadcasting and HBO programming. The new contract, the details of which were not disclosed, was announced by Turner and Time Warner on Wednesday. "We're pleased that the Dish customers we all serve can continue to enjoy...

  • Mark Cuban: Net rules pander to millennial voters Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 10:19 AM ET
    Mark Cuban

    Billionaire tech entrepreneur Mark Cuban also tells CNBC the FCC's net neutrality rules regulating the Internet as a utility are a "huge mistake."

  • Who will be the next Twitter? 7 hot start-ups Saturday, 28 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Mobile apps

    One of the fastest-growing sectors in tech, mobile apps are a Wall Street darling. Newbies are jockeying to be the next Twitter.

  • LightSquared bankruptcy exit plan earns court approval Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 8:26 PM ET
    Charles Ergen, chairman and co-founder of Dish Network Corp

    LightSquared concluded three years of litigation with creditors, securing court approval of a plan to end its case and repay its largest creditor.

  • NEW YORK, March 26- Wireless venture LightSquared on Thursday concluded three years of litigation with creditors, securing U.S. Bankruptcy Court approval of a plan to end its Chapter 11 case and repay in full its largest creditor, Dish Network Corp Chairman Charles Ergen. Under the plan greenlighted by Judge Shelley Chapman in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New York,...

  • NEW YORK, March 26- Verizon Communications Inc may rely largely on advertising for revenue from its upcoming online video service, Chief Financial Officer Fran Shammo said in an interview. Original online programming on Verizon's service could use an "advertising-type" model, "not necessarily a consumer-pay model," Shammo said in the recent interview.

  • Incoming Dish CEO: 'We are not suicidal' Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 1:31 PM ET
    Charles Ergen

    Incoming CEO Charlie Ergen says Dish Network isn't in any rush to unload the vast amounts of broadcast spectrum it has amassed since 2008.

  • Ergen's short term focus for Dish Network   Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 10:21 AM ET
    Ergen's short term focus for Dish Network

    Incoming Dish Network CEO, Charlie Ergen, sits down with CNBC's David Faber to discuss his plans for Dish in the short term and long term future.

  • Ergen on Dish's spectrum plan   Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 10:18 AM ET
    Ergen on Dish's spectrum plan

    Incoming Dish Network CEO, Charlie Ergen, sits down with CNBC's David Faber to discuss Dish's spectrum plan and his take on Google.

  • Netflix, Amazon, Hulu: Streaming 'upstarts' no more Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 7:22 AM ET
    The Netflix logo is displayed on an iPhone 5s in this photograph taken in Washington.

    As more players join the online streaming field, companies like Netflix and Hulu find themselves in a new role, the NYT reports.

  • SONY'S PLAYSTATION VUE ONLINE TV SERVICE LAUNCHES AT $50 A. NEW YORK, March 18- Sony Corp on Wednesday launched its PlayStation Vue Web video service in three cities, targeting customers looking for cheaper alternatives to cable with packages starting at $50. Sony's service will have more than 85 channels, including programming from three major networks, CBS,...