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Sling TV now has over 600,000 subscribers, sources say

Sling TV, the $20-per-month over-the-top Internet television service from Dish Network, has consistently added to its repertoire since its debut in early 2015. The continued investment has apparently paid off as the streaming service now has more than 600,000 paying…

Dish Network to integrate Slingbox into its Hopper DVRs

Dish Network has come up with a novel idea to combat the onslaught of streaming services like Netflix and Hulu that are taking aim at the paid television subscriber model. Instead of following in the footsteps of others by participating…

Sprint is interested in partnering with Dish Network on spectrum deal

Sprint is reportedly interested in striking a deal with satellite television provider Dish. The agreement would benefit both parties as the wireless carrier would gain access to Dish’s unused mobile spectrum while the television provider would be permitted to sell…

FCC releases interactive fixed broadband deployment map

The FCC has released a web-based interactive map that shows the progress of broadband rollout in the United States. The commission has provided broadband status updates for some time now but the new map allows users to investigate availability on…

Dish Network to unveil streaming video service Friday

Dish Network has invited media to an event called “A Stream Come True” in San Francisco on Friday where the company is expected to announce pricing and other details for a streaming video service. The new service will use technology…

DirecTV drops out of Hulu bid, three remain in the running

Hulu has been considering the sale of its video streaming business after a potential buyer approached it with an unsolicited offer back in June. Since then, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and a few others have been mentioned as possible suitors, but…