Tag Archives: Dish+

EchoStar sells satellite division to Dish

EchoStar announced an agreement with Dish Network Corporation to sell its Satellite Services Business to the company and its subsidiaries. The transaction was valued at USD 800 million. The Broadcast Satellite Services sector includes the EchoStar business that manages and provides satellite broadcasting services to Dish and its subsidiaries, including Dish Mexico. Business includes nine [...]

Dish and DishLatino return to Univision

Dish and Univision announced a new agreement that will allow Univision Communications channels reestablishment for Dish and DishLatinos customers. The networks restoration ends an almost nine months dispute, in which last June 30th, 2018 the US network stopped broadcasting its Univision, UniMás and Galavisión channels to Dish’s customers, in addition to blocking access to all [...]

Dish sues Univision for streaming patents

Satellite operator filed a federal lawsuit against Univision. Dish states that Hispanic network OTTs , including Univision Now, the Univisión application, and Univisión Deportes, violate four of their patents that cover streaming with adaptive transfer speed. From Univision, company representatives expressed  that there is no type of patent infringement: As we previously informed Dish, we [...]

Dish Mexico and Hispasat partner to offer satellite internet service

Mexican DTH operator Dish has partnered with Hispasat to offer a new high-quality broadband satellite service through ON Internet. With this initiative both companies are looking to bring the Internet to areas with poor or no connectivity, promoting development and helping to bridge the digital divide in Mexico. The new service will be focused on [...]

Mexico to discuss the future of video advertising

The next edition of NexTV Series Mexico & Central America, to be held on September 25 and 26 in Mexico City, will have this year a new thematic segment – called Future Ad Track – that will analyze the future of TV and video advertising with executives of the main companies in the market. In [...]

Univision channels go dark to Dish, Sling TV subs

As of Saturday, June 30, Univision networks are no longer available on Dish Network and Sling TV in the United States, affecting its Spanish-speaking clients, said the media company in a release. According to Univision, the removal of the channels followed Dishs rejection of an offer that would have extended the parties existing contract to [...]

Univision warns subscribers of possible Dish blackout

Univision Communications announced that it is negotiating a new carriage agreement with Dish, so it began alerting the operators clients they could lose some of its networks. Dish has left us no choice but to alert our viewers that they could face yet another Dish service interruption, said Univision in a statement. For many years, [...]

Movistar Play to offer RTVE channels in Latin America

Spanish corporation RTVE has signed new distribution deals in Latin America. The company revealed that TVE Internacional, Star HD and Clan channels will be available on Movistar Play streaming platform, which has presence in several markets in Latin America. RTVE also announced the sale of TVE Internacional to two pay TV platforms in Argentina: Claro [...]

NexTV Series Mexico: Technology leaders discussed changing TV consumption

NexTV Mexico & Central America, the leading conference held on October 3 & 4 at the Presidente Intercontinental hotel in Mexico City, gathered key technology executives to discuss new trends in TV and OTT consumption. Dish CTO, Carlos Miranda said that with the access to the online content the experience is now centered in the [...]