Sunday, June 16, 2019

DISH NAMED WORST COMPANY IN AMERICA TO WORK FOR

January 7, 2013 by · 1 Comment 

Analyzing the complaints posted at GlassDoor.com, where people review the businesses where they are employed, the website 24/7WallSt.com has determined that the worst company in America to work for is DISH network. The website considered only companies that had a minimum of 300 employee reviews on GlassDoor, thereby narrowing the total number of companies surveyed […]

DISH NETWORK’S ERGEN DEFENDS AD-SKIPPING DVR

June 8, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

DISH Network Chairman Charlie Ergen has indicated that his company introduced its Hopper ad-skipping DVR in an effort to level the playing field between traditional TV and Internet TV. In an interview with today’s (Friday) Wall Street Journal, Ergen said said that the advent of cheap or free Internet video threatens the pay-TV ecosystem and […]

NEW DVR AUTOMATICALLY SKIPS COMMERCIALS

May 11, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

In the past, television networks and advertisers have often shrugged off discussion about how DVR users are fast-forwarding through commercials by rationalizing that at least those viewers get a glimpse of the commercials and are not taking a bathroom break, or texting, or checking their email instead; they have to be sitting in front of […]

DISH MAY SIDESTEP RETRANSMISSION FEES

November 8, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Satellite operator DISH has hit on a way to cut back, if not eliminate, the costs of those retransmission consent deals it has to make with local broadcast stations in order to carry their programming: combine its satellite receiving dishes with a standard antenna so that subscribers can receive the over-the-air stations free. The company’s […]