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Google Assistant can now control DISH Hopper TV receivers

Voice control everything from simple commands to volume.

Google Assistant’s prowess in home control is making another solid step with a new DISH partnership. You can now simply talk to Google Assistant to control your DISH Hopper TV receiver, cutting down on the number of times you have to use (or find) the remote or deal with moving through on-screen menus.

Cutting down on the number of times you reach for the remote is always a good  [Read More…]

Google Assistant is coming to Dish Network this year

Launching on the Hopper, Joey, and Wally.

If it seems like the Google Assistant is everywhere, that’s kind of because it is. CES 2018 has been home to numerous product launches that features some sort of Assistant integration, and now Dish Network has announced that it’ll be joining the Google Assistant bandwagon.

Launching at some point during the first half of 2018, you’ll be able to control your Dish Network programming via Google Assistant through a Google  [Read More…]

Amazon and Dish could form partnership to enter the U.S. wireless business

Let the big time deal discussions begin.

Dish has been linked with deals, mergers and buyouts involving AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and others over the years, but its latest suitor could be Amazon, according to a report out of The Wall Street Journal. Dish’s Chief Executive Charlie Ergen and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos have apparently started some interesting talks about partnerships between their companies, leveraging the powers of each.

Discussions have reportedly surrounded ideas such as Amazon funding the launch  [Read More…]

T-Mobile US is reportedly in early merger talks with Dish Network

T-Mobile US might be entertaining merger talks with Dish Network, according to a new report.

T-Mobile US could be trying once again to merge with another large company. A new report from The Wall Street Journal claims that talks have begun with the satellite TV company Dish Network.

Dish announces live streaming television with Sling TV

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Cable television is at the crossroads of its inevitable evolution. Out of all the major entertainment delivery methods, cable and satellite companies seem to be the slowest to adopt streaming models. TV and Internet are defined as different ways to deliver content. They can be bundled by providers, but distinctly they are different avenues in which content is presented. Dish is looking to buck that  [Read More…]

DirecTV NFL Sunday Ticket on Android phones, tablets requires no satellite dish

In a bold move supporting cord cutters, satellite provider DirecTV is allowing users to stream NFL Sunday Ticket games to their personal devices without requiring a satellite dish in the process. Streaming will work on compatible Android phones and tablets, iPhone and iPad, Macs and PCs, as well as Microsoft’s Xbox gaming console depending on the package you sign up for.

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Dish Network signs deals with ESPN, Disney to enable mobile content streaming

Using apps found in Apple’s App Store, Google Play, the Amazon Appstore and the Windows store, viewers will be able to watch live programming from ABC Family, Disney Channel and Disney XD, as well as live network streams of ABC, which are currently available in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Houston, Fresno, Philadelphia and Raleigh-Durham.

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