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May 29 2015 09:44 AM
May 2015
Posted By: Scott Kocourek

DBSTalk First Look of the H44 Genie and External HDD
Read and discuss here

May 26 2015 01:36 PM
May 2015
Posted By: Stewart Vernon

Charter announces plan to buy Time Warner Cable and Bright House

In a deal that affects one in six American households, Charter Communications on Tuesday proposed a three-way merger with two other cable and broadband providers, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks. If approved by government regulators, the combined company will stand next to Comcast, AT&T, and Verizon as a media giant that is shaping the future of television-watching and web-surfing.
See ongoing discussion here.

May 19 2015 08:28 AM
May 2015
Posted By: David Bott

X-Men - Days of Future Past - The ROGUE Cut 


The Version Fans Have Been Waiting For hits Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital HD July 14!


Includes an Alternate, Never-Before-Seen Cut and Nearly 90 Minutes of New Special Features, as well as the Theatrical Version


LOS ANGELES, Calif. (May 19, 2015) – Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment will take you back in time for an all new experience as the X-Men: Days of Future Past Rogue Cut hits Blu-ray™ and DVD July 14. Fan-favorite mutant Rogue, played by Anna Paquin, finally joins the all-star cast, including Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Halle Berry, Jennifer Lawrence, Ellen Page, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart, as they prepare to battle the Sentinels!


Full Press Release HERE

May 11 2015 03:59 PM
May 2015
Posted By: James Long

DISH Network Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) today reported revenue totaling $3.7 billion for the quarter ending March 31, 2015, compared to $3.6 billion for the corresponding period in 2014.

Net income attributable to DISH Network totaled $351 million for the quarter ending March 31, 2015, compared to $176 million from the year-ago quarter.

Details and discussion here.

Apr 23 2015 05:34 PM
Apr 2015
Posted By: James Long

WeatherNation Launches on DISH Delivering 24/7 Weather Reporting

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DISH Network L.L.C. has launched WeatherNation®, a leading multi-format, local, regional and national television weather news service. The multi-year agreement includes a channel focused on national weather information as well as an interactive app that allows customers to quickly view their local weather.


Full press release and discussion here.

Apr 22 2015 06:43 PM
Apr 2015
Posted By: James Long

Motel 6 Selects DISH's smartbox™ to Deliver In-Room Entertainment to 500+ Properties

* Solution will deliver energy savings equivalent to more than 50 million pounds of CO2 emissions
* DISH service will reach all corporately owned and operated motels
* World Cinema to provide ongoing customer service
* DISH's smartbox brings scalability, space reduction and remote manageability

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Motel 6, one of the nation's largest motel chains, World Cinema, an industry leader in delivering satellite TV to hotels, and DISH Network L.L.C. have completed a multi-year agreement through which DISH and World Cinema will deliver HD satellite TV service and high speed internet access to the motel chain's more than 500 corporately owned and operated properties.


Complete press release and discussion here.

Apr 21 2015 02:43 PM
Apr 2015
Posted By: James Long

DISH and The Weather Channel Sign Multi-Year Renewal
Includes OTT streaming rights for live and Video-On-Demand content on Sling TV

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. & ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DISH Network L.L.C. and The Weather Channel have agreed to terms for a multi-year contract renewal that continues to provide DISH customers with access to The Weather Channel and its interactive app on Hopper® Whole-Home HD DVR and other select set-top boxes. The agreement includes over-the-top (OTT) streaming rights for live and Video-On-Demand content.

Complete press release and discussion here.

Apr 06 2015 01:14 PM
Apr 2015
Posted By: Stewart Vernon

DISH Expands Multi-Sport Pack with Launch of Outside Television


WESTPORT, Conn. & ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DISH Network L.L.C. and Outside Television today announced Outside Television will join DISH's Multi-Sport Pack of premium sports entertainment immediately, giving millions of active outside enthusiasts across the nation the opportunity to enjoy the popular action channel based on Outside Magazine and its acclaimed adventurist brand. Full press release here.


Discussion starts here.

Mar 31 2015 11:05 AM
Mar 2015
Posted By: James Long


DISH Network L.L.C., Major League Baseball (MLB) and MLB Advanced Media (MLBAM) have reached a wide-ranging multi-year agreement that includes the launch of MLB EXTRA INNINGS on DISH, including authenticated access to the #1 LIVE streaming sports service, MLB.TV. The deal also sets the stage for in-market streaming of MLB games in the future. DISH and MLB Network also reached a multi-year renewal agreement for continued carriage of MLB Network and MLB Network Strike Zone, including digital rights for those channels on DISHAnywhere.com and via the DISH AnywhereTM app.

Press release and discussion here.

Mar 20 2015 10:06 AM
Mar 2015
Posted By: Athlon646464

Apple TV revamp coming in June with Siri and App Store
(engadget.com) - The company is reportedly planing to announce a new Apple TV at its Worldwide Developer Conference in June, according to Buzzfeed. And yes, sources say it'll pack in just about everything you've been hoping for: a real App Store, Siri-powered voice commands, and the usual spec bumps (including the new A8 processor and more storage). Nothing's confirmed just yet, but it certainly makes sense that we'll see a new Apple TV at WWDC, especially since we're hearing Apple's planning to debut its long-awaited TV service and Beats-powered streaming music service soon....

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