Sling TV now has 2.2M subscribers, making it the largest internet-based live TV service

Dish-owned streaming TV service Sling TV now has 2.21 million subscribers at the end of the fourth quarter, the company announced this morning. This is the first time that Dish has broken out its Slin

Dish is getting Google Assistant voice control soon

Add this to the ever-growing list of stuff getting Google Assistant functionality at this year’s CES. After bringing Alexa voice control to its services back in May, Dish announced today that it wi

Dish expands Alexa support to its Joey receivers for voice-controlled TV throughout the home

Dish became the first U.S. pay TV provider to integrate with Alexa for hands-free TV back in May, when it introduced a way for Hopper and Wally DVR users to search for programs and control their playb

Sling TV is now giving away digital antennas to those who prepay for its service

Dish’s streaming service for cord cutters, Sling TV, is now offering consumers without access to local broadcasts channels the ability to add an over-the-air (OTA) antenna to their existing setu

Sling TV to host pay-per-view events, starting this weekend with UFC fight

Dish’s streaming service for cord cutters, Sling TV, will host its first ever pay-per-view event this weekend, by offering coverage of UFC: 214: Cormier v. Jones 2. The fight between former titl

Crunch Report | Ford names Jim Hackett as new CEO

Today's Stories: Ford names Jim Hackett CEO to take its connected car plans up a gear, Dish integrates with Amazon Alexa for hands-free TV, Patreon doubles in a year to 1 million paying patrons and 50

Dish integrates with Amazon Alexa for hands-free TV

TV provider Dish Network is today rolling out new technology that will make watching television a hands-free experience, via a new integration with Amazon Alexa. The company says that its pay TV cus

Sling TV expands access to its Cloud DVR, as streaming TV competition heats up

Dish’s streaming TV service, Sling TV, is today launching its new Cloud DVR feature to more customers through a “First Look” early access program. The DVR was first announced back in

Sling TV takes on rivals with launch of a cloud DVR

As competition between television streaming services heats up, Dish’s Sling TV announced a new feature designed to better compete with rivals like Sony’s PlayStation Vue and others: it&#82

Sling TV goes after parents with launch of new on-demand Kids channel

Sling TV, Dish’s over-the-top service aimed at cord cutters, is after your kids. By that I mean the company is rolling out a new on-demand channel that caters to children, or, more accurately, t

NFL Network, RedZone come to Sling TV’s streaming service for cord cutters

Sling TV has long been a viable option for sports fans who want to cut the cord with traditional pay television, thanks to its streams of popular channels providing sports coverage, like ESPN, Fox Spo

Dish’s Sling TV Begins Inviting Users To Test Out Its $20/Month Streaming Video Service

Dish’s streaming video subscription service Sling TV will become available to consumers tomorrow, giving subscribers access to a small portion of live, traditional cable TV content for just $20 a mo

Dish Updates Its Hopper Set-Top Box With 4K Support, Streaming Video And Music Partners

Dish has updated its Hopper set-top box to support higher-definition video. It's also added a couple of streaming content partners from both the video and audio worlds. The new Dish Hopper will suppor

Dish Introduces Sling TV, Its Over-The-Top Alternative To The Cable Bundle

Dish is launching a new service today called Sling TV that will make live cable TV available in a subscription-based package for over-the-top viewing. The service, which will cost just $20 a month, is

DISH TV Now Accepts Bitcoin Payments

Another day, another major corporation accepting BTC. This time it’s DISH TV, a satellite TV provider that is working with Coinbase to accept bitcoin payments online. Why is this news? Well, con

Dish Ships Super Joey, A TV Box That Records Eight Shows At Once

If you're like me, when you and your brood of 16 children sit down to watch television of an evening, you end up at an impasse? Not everyone wants to watch the Duggars marathon for the fiftieth time a

Dish Introduces New Joey Set-Top Boxes And Dish Anywhere Apps For iOS, Android, And Kindle Fire

Satellite TV provider Dish is expanding the number of ways that viewers can gain access to its content at CES this year. It's doing that with support for live, recorded, and on-demand video streami

Blockbuster Gives Up On Retail And DVD-By-Mail Business

DISH announced this morning that it will be closing down the remaining Blockbuster brick-and-mortar retail locations that it owns, and ending the company’s DVD-by-mail rental service. The decisi

Dish Makes $25.5B Bid For Sprint To Snatch It Out Of Softbank’s Hands

A dramatic turn of events in the ongoing story of U.S. carrier consolidation: Dish Network is <a target="_blank" href="

Aereo Looks To TV Providers, ISPs To Accelerate Growth

Aereo has a lot of plates spinning. The streaming TV startup just launched a huge marketing push in NY, along with the announcement of a $38 million funding round aimed at expansion to over 20 new cit
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