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Dish Network Sees Wireless As Better Way To Compete Against Rivals
2013-02-12 13:21:04

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Dish Network´s chairman took center stage last evening at the All Things D: Dive Into Media conference in California and spoke rather candidly about his thoughts on advertising, the mass of Blockbuster stores his company now owns, and his plans to get into the wireless market. Dish has been making a recent push towards wireless, picking up spectrum where they can and working with the FCC to get permission to operate a...

Sprint Grows Revenue Despite Shrinking Share Prices
2013-02-08 11:52:22

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Sprint Nextel reported its fourth-quarter and full year results on Thursday, posting modest quarterly revenue growth and smaller-than-expected subscriber losses amid strong smartphone sales. The company said it lost $1.32 billion during the fourth quarter, or 44 cents per share, compared with a loss of $1.30 billion, or 43 cents per share, during the same quarter last year. Total revenue also grew to over $9 billion from $8.72...

Justice Dept Seeks Delay Of FCC Softbank-Sprint Merger
2013-01-30 04:46:56

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Justice Department has asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to “defer action” on its review of the pending $20 billion merger of Softbank and Sprint while the department and other agencies investigate the deal for any “national security, law enforcement and public safety issues.” In a filing submitted on Monday to the FCC, Jennifer Rockoff, an attorney adviser with the Justice...

Dish Asks FCC To Pause Review Of Softbank-Sprint Merger
2013-01-18 05:16:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Dish Network has asked the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to pause its review of Softbank´s proposed $20 billion acquisition of Sprint as the satellite television provider moves to acquire Clearwire, a company in which Sprint holds a slightly greater than 50% stake. The details behind Dish´s move are somewhat complex. Japanese mobile carrier Softbank acquired a 70 percent stake in Sprint in October. Sprint...

Slingbox Partners With Dish Network To Bring Content To The Masses
2013-01-09 09:39:56

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Dish and Slingbox have quite a presence at this year´s CES in Las vegas, announcing a new partnership which brings their customers´ favorite recorded content to their smartphones, tablets and PCs. Last year, Dish Network announced Hopper, a feature which enabled multi-TV households to have access to the same recorded content, regardless of where the DVR is located. This new announcement takes this recorded content...

New Dish Hopper Adds Sling
2013-01-08 19:56:28

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online At this week´s 2013 International CES, satellite TV provider Dish Network announced an updated Hopper DVR that will not only record a full week of prime-time programming from the four major broadcast networks, but that subscribers will also be able to stream content to remote viewers through the Internet. “Last year, Hopper delivered the Dish TV experience to multiple rooms. This year, we top that and deliver it...

Dish Network Wins FCC Approval For Cellular Spectrum
2012-12-12 14:33:53

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Julius Genachowski and the FCC have approved Dish Network´s entrance into the cellular market by allowing the satellite TV company the rights to some very valuable spectrum, a decision that marks the end of a long process for the satellite TV provider. The Colorado company has been trying to enter into the cellular market for over a year, but had to seek FCC approval in order to use the cellular airwaves. The FCC...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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