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  • Fox loses U.S. copyright claims over Dish ad-skipper Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 7:50 PM ET

    Jan 20- A U.S. judge has rejected portions of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's lawsuit seeking to stop Dish Network Corp from selling devices that let viewers skip over commercials when playing back shows. District Judge Dolly Gee in Los Angeles rejected copyright claims that Fox had brought over the Hopper, Dish's digital recording device.

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 15- The Fox News and Fox Business channels returned on Thursday to satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp's lineup after both sides agreed to a multiyear deal. A source close to the negotiations said Dish agreed to pay an average monthly fee of $1.50 per subscriber for Fox News, the most-watched cable news network. "We thank the viewers of Fox News...

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 15- The Fox News and Fox Business channels returned on Thursday to satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp's lineup after both sides agreed to a multiyear deal. "We thank the viewers of Fox News and Fox Business and Dish customers for their patience throughout this process," Tim Carry, executive vice president of distribution for Fox News and Fox...

  • Fox News back on Dish service after deal Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 6:22 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Dish Network subscribers once again have access to Fox News after the companies agreed on a multiyear deal. The Fox News Channel as well as Fox Business Network had been off the air for Dish customers since Dec. 21 as 21st Century Fox Inc. and Dish Network Corp. negotiated a new contract. Englewood, Colorado- based Dish Network has more than 14 million...

  • The companies are adopting the technology to help keep customers from cancelling subscriptions in favor of streaming services such as Netflix Inc, Amazon and Hulu, which are far cheaper and also come with user-friendly guides to make finding shows easier. "Every consumer will agree it's terrible," Forrester Research analyst James McQuivey said.

  • Media embracing digital TV with strings attached Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 4:05 PM ET

    NEW YORK/ LAS VEGAS Jan 8- Media companies that are starting to allow their programs onto Internet-delivered TV and mobile devices are putting limits on digital rights as a safety hatch if problems arise with the new distribution systems, executives say. Media companies are considering joining streaming-only services, or launching their own like HBO and CBS,...

  • Karmazin: I would invest in this media merger Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 9:29 AM ET
    Mel Karmazin, former Sirius CEO

    Former CBS chief Mel Karmazin also says media companies must get bigger in order to deal with advertisers and distributors.

  • Dish's marketing campaign, "Take Back TV", will also include buys on mobile and social platforms and through device distribution partners like Roku and Amazon.com Inc.. Another is also a Walt Disney unit, Maker Studios, which is popular with young adults and could open up a world of marketing opportunities. Eisen declined to specifically address if Maker Studios...

  • Advertisers may fall in love with cord cutters Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 2:06 PM ET
    DISH President and CEO Joe Clayton introduces Sling Television, an Internet pay-television service, at he 2015 International CES on January 5, 2015 in Las Vegas.

    Cord cutting has been blamed for weak TV ratings, but viewers who watch video over the Internet may be more valuable to advertisers.

  • Stern: Dish's ESPN deal not a threat to NBA Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 9:36 AM ET
    David Stern

    A deal to offer ESPN as part of a streaming package could bring in new NBA viewers, David Stern said.

  • Dish CEO: Sling won't affect core business Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 3:06 PM ET
    Joe Clayton, CEO of Dish, speaks during a news conference at the International Consumer Electronics show in Las Vegas, January 5, 2015.

    Dish Network CEO Joseph Clayton told CNBC that the new Sling TV shouldn't affect the paid bundle.

  • What's scaring traditional media at CES Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 1:09 PM ET
    Ross Levinsohn

    The growth of streaming services has put "fear in the eyes" of traditional media companies, Yahoo former interim CEO Ross Levinsohn said.

  • ESPN without cable: Will it eat its own viewers? Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 4:41 PM ET
    ESPN broadcasters talk on the set at Heinz Field before an NFL football game.

    Dish Network will offer an Internet video service for $20 that includes ESPN. The challenge will be hanging on to cable subscribers.

  • Jan 5- Dish Network Corp on Monday took the wraps off its long-anticipated video streaming service, named Sling TV, targeted to younger consumers who shun pricey cable and satellite subscriptions. It will include television programming and sports events from Walt Disney's ABC, ESPN and Maker Studios, Time Warner's TNT, CNN, TBS, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, and...

  • Dish launches $20 over-the-top TV service Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 2:44 PM ET
    Joe Clayton, CEO of Dish, announces their new streaming service Sling Television during the Dish news conference at the International Consumer Electronics show in Las Vegas, January 5, 2015.

    ESPN is hitting the Web on live paid TV, thanks to Dish's Sling TV bundle. But there are some pros and cons..

  • Dish unveils Sling TV video streaming service Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 12:31 PM ET

    Jan 5- Dish Network Corp on Monday took the wraps off its long-anticipated video streaming service, named Sling TV, targeted to younger consumers who shun pricey cable and satellite subscriptions. It will include television programming and sports events from Walt Disney's ABC, ESPN and Maker Studios, Time Warner's TNT, CNN, TBS, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, and...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 2- A DISH Network Corp unit will pay $2 million and change national marketing practices to show it can raise prices at any time during the life of a contract, as a condition for ending a Colorado investigation, the state's attorney general's office said on Friday. The Colorado case dates back to 2011 after consumers complained about DISH price...

  • Early movers: CVEO, YHOO, NVS, GM, CLF & more Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 7:45 AM ET
    NYSE exchange floor

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Bitcoin backers hoping 2015 will be the big one Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 2:46 PM ET
    This bitcoin medals are shown in this photo taken in Washington.

    Bitcoin saw a major price slide in 2014, but some experts say the cryptocurrency will see new legitimacy and stability in the coming year.

  • In latest TV spat, Fox blocked from Dish Network Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    The Dish Network booth is shown at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

    Dish Network subscribers were unable to watch Fox News and Fox Business Network when the channels were taken down as part of contract negotiations.