DISH has announced at the International CES that it will launch by the end of January an OTT (Over-the-Top) live TV and Internet video service it is branding as Sling TV, with the target market being 18-to-35-year-old Millennials.
Scullcandy on Monday announced that it has a named Jason Hodell its new chief financial officer, effective Nov. 4.
The Consumer Electronics Association inducted a group of industry pioneers into its 2012 CE Hall of Fame last night at the Industry Forum in San Francisco.
Dish is increasing the speeds of the broadband connectivity it currently provides to rural areas in the U.S.
The Consumer Electronics Association this week announced this year's induction class for the CE Hall of Fame. The class includes founders Byung-Chull Lee of Samsung, In Hwoi Koo of LG, Bjorn Dybdahl of Bjorn's, Charlie Ergen of Echostar and Dish Network and Fansy and Henry Harold Gregg of hhgregg.
The Consumer Electronics Association Tuesday announced that it is honoring three industry technologists with its prestigious CEA Technology Leadership Awards, and fourth with the CEA Technology Achievement Award.
Sling Media, the EchoStar-owned company best known for the Slingbox, is preparing to release a new app for connected devices.
Dish Network and EchoStar Corp. agreed to pay TiVo Inc. $500 million to settle a patent dispute that dates back to 2004, the companies announced Monday. Shares of TiVo rose 6% in morning trading, while Dish Network's stock jumped more than 13%. Shares of satellite TV company EchoStar fell 3.4%. TiVo will receive an initial payment of $300 million, with the remaining $200 million distributed in six equal annual installments through 2017.
TiVo, the pioneering digital video recorder, is beloved by couch potatoes for offering a simple way to record television shows for watching later. But the company's hot-and-cold relationships with cable providers is complicating the fate of TiVo's digital recording and video-on-demand services. In the early 2000s, TiVo amassed a devoted following of consumers who praised its simplicity. The device marked a leap forward from VCR machines, and for TV junkies, it was well worth the upfront cost for the hardware and the subscription charges.