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The Future of Cable: DISH Network Mounts an Attack
There's a war on for your television. You might not know it, but DISH Network (NASDAQ: DISH ) aims to transform the traditional pay-TV system. The company has plenty of work ahead, but if it gets its way, Americans could have the best option to date for pay-TV services -- and one of the cheapest. Since spring, DISH has been rumored to be working on an over-the-top online television streaming ser...

The sad state of American news channels
Just after 8pm I was sitting down for a late dinner and decided to flip on the news. Problem was actually finding news. Out of the 4 news channels I have on Comcast, only one actually had any news on. Here is what I found: CNN: some show with mike rowe (non-news) CNN HNN: Murder porn show (non-news) Fox News: News MSNBC: Lockup (non-news) Pathetic!!

Dish Network Stakes High In Spectrum Auction
Google won't be there when the Federal Communications Commission auctions off radio spectrum on Nov. 13 ? in contrast to 2008, when speculation over whether the Internet giant would bid for licenses dominated the event. But satellite TV broadcaster Dish Network (NASDAQ:DISH) will be around to provide entertainment. The FCC's AWS-3, or Advanced Wireless Service No. 3, auction marks the first majo...

CBS To Offer OTT Subscription Service
A day after Home Box Office announced its own ambitious over the top plans, CBS one-upped the premium channel, unveiling All Access, a multi-platform subscription service that for a $5.99 monthly fee will give subscribers access to live and on demand programming from its CBS broadcast network and local TV stations, including shows like The Good Wife and Blue Bloods. CBS noted that some spo...

HBO OTT
?This will be transformative for our company,? Plepler said during his presentation at Time Warner?s Investor Day confab. Noting that there are now about 10 million households in the U.S. that are broadband-only, he declared: ?It is time to remove all barriers to those who want HBO.? "We will go beyond the wall and launch a stand-alone over-the-top service with the potential to produce hundreds o...

37% of US broadband homes use transactional OTT
Findings from market research and consulting company Parks Associates indicate that 37 per cent of US broadband households regularly use transactional services for OTT video, such as online video rentals and downloads. The vast majority of consumers making these la carte purchases also have a streaming video subscription, emphasising the potential role of transactional services to supplement sub...

Devices are to blame for TV ratings tumble, Nielsen says
TV ratings at the biggest networks have been weak this fall, but Nielsen says the problem isn't how much people are watching -- it's where they're tuning in to TV. Friday, Nielsen Global President Steve Hasker said he believed a drop in prime-time broadcast television ratings this fall is the result of people watching content on devices other than televisions. More: http://www.cnet.com/news/devi...

Redbox Instant Shutting Down Oct. 7
Netflix has bested another one. The streaming service from Redbox and Verizon, Redbox Instant, is officially throwing in the towel. Those who subscribe to the $6-per-month service received an email today informing them of the pending shutdown. Redbox Instant also updated its website with brand-new "goodbye" language. "Thank you for being a part of Redbox Instant by Verizon. Please be aware t...

FCC Drafting Rules To Streamline Satellite Registrations
TORONTO ? The U.S. telecommunications regulator is proposing to revamp filing procedures for new satellite systems to cut costs and complexity for satellite operators and reduce their incentive to seek a regulatory home outside the United States. In a notice of proposed rulemaking issued Sept. 30, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proposes to adopt many of the proposals it has heard fro...

DISH says no to medical reefer
Quote:For an hour Tuesday morning, Evans and an attorney for Dish Network, the company that fired Coats, sparred over the issue in the state Supreme Court?s ornate downtown chambers. And, repeatedly, the Supreme Court justices interjected with the most basic of questions. Justice Allison Eid asked both attorneys what they think ?lawful? means. Justice Gregory Hobbs questioned the attorney for Dis...

Iranian Official Says Satellite Jamming Can Cause Cancer
An Iranian official has said the government's use of satellite jamming could pose a health risk to citizens. Sayed Motasadi, deputy director of the human environment committee of Iran's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), told the official IRNA news agency on October 2 that "the possibility [of satellite jamming] causing cancer exists." More: http://www.rferl.org/content/iran-satell...17336.h...

NFL, DirecTV extend deal for 8 years
The NFL and DirecTV announced Wednesday it had extended their relationship. Terms weren't disclosed, but a source with knowledge of the deal said the deal is for eight years and the rights fee was worth an average of $1.5 billion a year, up 50 percent from the $1 billion a year average DirecTV will pay through this season. The most important part of the deal is the Sunday Ticket package, ...

The FCC's Elimination Of The Sports Blackout Rule Is Not A Touchdown For NFL Fans
News out of Washington, D.C. today may have given NFL fans in San Diego and Buffalo a sigh of relief. NFL teams in those cities were the only two teams during the 2013 season to face local television blackouts of games. Today, the FCC announced the repeal of sports blackout rules that were enacted nearly forty years ago. While the word ?repeal? coupled with the words ?sports blackout rule? woul...

Luken -- 2 Million dollar settlement
"Luken Communications has settled with Arkansas bankruptcy trustee M. Randy Rice for $2 million, ending the court battles that have dogged the Chattanooga television company for more than four years." Chattanooga Times Free Press Luken Communications settles with former owner TV network should emerge from bankruptcy next month

AnyCost Command
I don't know if this totally means good riddance, but I hope it means good riddance to the folks that pervert the initials FTA. Rest in Peace and leave the rest of us alone. Pirates have been compromising control words (CW) with control word sharing (CWS). CWs are used to unlock content. Pirates have learned way to infiltrate CW networks; they steal CWs then distribute them ? CWS. One approach t...

NASA: Dangerous sunspot aligning with Earth
WASHINGTON ? NASA is warning a new sunspot spewing powerful X-class flares is beginning to rotate to a position directly in line with Earth. A direct hit on Earth from an X-class flare could cause major disruptions ? or even destruction ? to the U.S. electrical grid, which already is very vulnerable, as well as to life-sustaining critical infrastructures dependent on the grid to function. NASA s...

Lawsuit claims Dish Network shouldn't be airing KEZI
KEZI-TV officials announced last week that they expected Dish Network would yank the Eugene television station from its channel lineup after a programming deal between the two sides expired at midnight on Aug. 20. That didn?t happen. Now, the local ABC affiliate?s owner is suing the satellite TV giant, claiming that Dish is breaking the law by retransmitting KEZI and sister station KDRV in Medfo...

Former N.H. Town Administrator Really Loves DirecTV, Found Guilty of Indecent....
The former town administrator of Derry, New Hampshire, is a big fan of DirecTV, it seems. Or maybe he found an interesting new way to deal with unsolicited sales calls. Either way, he?s facing up to a year in jail because of it. A man selling satellite TV services door-to-door knocked on the door of John Anderson, 51, on July 11, 2013. According to the (Manchester, NH) Union Leader, Anderson invi...

'MythBusters' fan favorites Tory Belleci, Kari Byron and Grant Imahara axed from show
"MythBusters" fan-favorites Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara are leaving the series after ten years, the show's hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman announced on last night's episode. The axed trio took to Twitter saying the Discovery Channel show had decided to take a "new direction." "I guess you guys are finding out the news right about now. After a decade of the MythBusters, we ar...

A federal court rejects Aereo's request to argue it's a cable company
Aereo's seemingly last-ditch argument to save itself won't be given an airing in court, according to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Instead, if the shuttered streaming video company wants to keep fighting for its survival, procedural reasons require that it do so at the district court level, officials said in a document filed Thursday. The decision is a win for broadcasters, who had sought...