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2014-07-28 12:26:05

LEADERSHIP IN HISPANIC TELEVISION AWARD TO BE PRESENTED BY BROADCASTING & CABLE AND MULTICHANNEL NEWS THURSDAY OCTOBER 2, 2014 IN NEW YORK CITY NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DISH Network, the satellite service provider, through its DishLATINO brand, will be honored with the Leadership in Hispanic Television Award within the provider/advertiser category during the Awards Luncheon ceremony at the 12(th) Annual Hispanic Television Summit on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at the New...

Sprint Teams With Dish To Trial Wireless Broadband In Texas
2013-12-18 05:51:16

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Sprint is teaming up with its former takeover suitor, DISH Network, to test a high-speed wireless Internet service in Texas beginning next summer, the two companies announced on Tuesday. The trial service will initially be offered to a limited number of customers in Corpus Christi, with plans to expand to other markets down the road, Sprint said. The fixed wireless broadband service would only cover a customer’s home or...

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...

Researchers Make Breakthrough In Arthritis Research
2012-12-03 20:21:52

University of Western Ontario Researchers at Western University have made a breakthrough that could lead to a better understanding of a common form of arthritis that, until now, has eluded scientists. According to The Arthritis Society, the second most common form of arthritis after osteoarthritis is "diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis" or DISH. It affects between six and 12 percent of North Americans, usually people older than 50. DISH is classified as a form of degenerative...

TV Networks VS. Dish 'Ad Skipper': Judge Favors Dish
2012-11-08 15:10:19

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Necessary evil though it may be, TV watchers have been finding ways to miss or skip commercials for years. The invention of TiVo and the DVR helped drive this behavior along with giving viewers a way to skip commercials during recorded shows. Earlier this year, Dish Network created their own clever way of easing the burden of TV viewers by removing the commercials for them. Not long after this feature was announced, Dish was...

New Broadband Offerings From Dish Network
2012-08-16 13:20:39

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Reports from both Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal today suggest satellite TV provider Dish Network is preparing to offer a “proprietary, satellite-based” broadband service across the US, according to People Familiar With the Matter. Such a move could help Dish Network compete with other cable and satellite providers who also offer broadband services, such as Verizon and their FiOS service. According to...

2012-03-19 15:50:22

“I think the area of research is our business, too,” says Urkiri Salaberria when referring to Fine Arts professionals. She thinks they lack the tools to be able to research this discipline, and in her thesis puts forward some steps to be able to catalogue intangible heritage, with the purpose of converting what cannot be touched into something that can be classified and researched. Of all the intangible heritages, Salaberria chose the culinary world and everything surrounding it...

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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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