JUMPS INTO CES WITH NEW HOPPER, MORE SLING TV
Network used a press event at the annual Consumer Electronics
Show (CES) in Las Vegas to introduce a faster version of its
Hopper line of multiroom digital video recorders,
along with a portable hard-drive that can be used to take transferred
programming on the go.
NEW DATA PROMO TO DIRECTV SERVICE
recently launched a new promotion that includes unlimited wireless
data, unlimited wireless calling, and unlimited texts on a single
phone for $100 per month to new and existing DirecTv or U-verse
subscribers, the company said.
AWS-3 AUCTION FALLOUT
nearly 10 months of again overseeing the daily operations of
his company, Dish Network co-founder and Chairman Charlie Ergen
handed over the presidential reins to Erik Carlson, a 20-year
company veteran who had been executive vice president of operations.
PITCHES PRICE GUARANTEE
Network and affiliates SNR Wireless and Northstar Wireless accused
T-Mobile and AT&T of engaging in regulatory gamesmanship
by attempting to persuade the Federal Communications Commission
that the actions by Dish Network and the affiliates in the AWS-3
auction should result in restrictions on those firms from participating
in the agencys planned 600 MHz auction.