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DISH is a town in Denton County, Texas, United States. The town had a population of 201 at the 2010 census. This community, established in June 2000, was originally named Clark. In November 2005, the community accepted an offer to rename itself “DISH” (all capital letters) as part of a commercial agreement with a satellite television company.
The municipality was previously named after its founder, Landis Clark, who incorporated it in June 2000 and served as its first mayor....

Amazon Fires Major Salvo in OTT War with Fire TV

Amazon Fires Major Salvo in OTT War with Fire TV

Amazon wants to set your TV on FIRE! Oh, wait, they announced the Fire TV, that must be why they have been doing all that Kindle-ing. They have priced their OTT device at $99 but it comes chock full of tech and has the content to back it up. So the question is, will it generate a response with its intended audience, and will the competitors, pardon the pun, fire back?

Video Ad Viewing Up 31% Year-To-Year, Completion Rates Flat [REPORT]

Video Ad Viewing Up 31% Year To Year, Completion Rates Flat [REPORT]

Video views have climbed 20% since Q3 2012 but video ad views are doing even better, outpacing content views by 11%. That’s around a 31% increase over the past year. We take another look at the latest report from FreeWheel on the state of the video ad industry.

Comcast Want to Further Monetize VOD Content with Even More Ads

Comcast Want to Further Monetize VOD Content with Even More Ads

The cable industry has been facing some real challenges over the past few years, the least of which is cord cutting. Now Comcast must be feeling the sting of all those lost subscribers because they’re starting to dream up new ways to monetize content via more video advertising.

AMC Will Stream “Breaking Bad” Season 5 Premiere In Wake of Getting Dumped by DISH

AMC Will Stream Breaking Bad Season 5 Premiere In Wake of Getting Dumped by DISH

Hey, you know what might be one of the best television shows ever?  Breaking Bad.  You know what DISH customers will be unable to watch this Sunday, July 15?  The Breaking Bad Season 5 premiere.  Chris Rick discussed the whole carriage war thing yesterday, and …

Could Online Video Viewers Benefit From TV’s Carriage Fee Wars?

Could Online Video Viewers Benefit From TVs Carriage Fee Wars?

Did you know there's a carriage fee war going on? DirecTV dropped all of Viacom's channels and had a banner running on July 11th stating that Viacom wanted consumers to pay $1B more in fees to keep the channels. Viacom for their part said that …

Roku CEO on the Future of Television & Why It’s Such a Squiggly Mess

Roku CEO on the Future of Television & Why Its Such a Squiggly Mess

The future of television, as Roku Founder and CEO Anthony Wood sees it, is not as futuristic as you'd think, where we'll be able to watch every movie ever made, in any language, day or night. Wood says the future is getting close. I caught …

Expect Usage-Based Billing On Web From Cable Providers Soon

Expect Usage Based Billing On Web From Cable Providers Soon

I actually wondered if this was something cable providers were chewing on in regards to the increased popularity of Netflix and Hulu.  Bloomberg reports that companies like Time Warner Cable, Inc, are considering charging customers for the amount of data they consume.  The extra charges …

More Netflix Customers Use DVD Service Than Streaming, But Streaming Customers Watch More Content

More Netflix Customers Use DVD Service Than Streaming, But Streaming Customers Watch More Content

Netflix is clearly putting their hopes for the future on their streaming business. After increasing prices, they also announced they would soon spin off the DVD service into it's own business, called Quickster (still hate that name). But Netflix is still pretty far out ahead …

Blockbuster DiSH’es Streaming Video With Blockbuster Movie Pass Plus DVD Rentals

Blockbuster DiSHes Streaming Video With Blockbuster Movie Pass Plus DVD Rentals

Netflix got Dreamworks this week, Amazon got FOX and now DiSH is set to offer a new online streamingv video offering, it's a great time to be an online streamer (though the Netflix deal doesn't affect me as I'm a non-user). New Blockbuster parent company, …

Netflix Hopes To Quell The Crowds With New Content Licensing Deals

Netflix Hopes To Quell The Crowds With New Content Licensing Deals

Netflix's public apology, and ensuring announcement that the DVD service would be split off into its own service, called Quickster, have been met with a public reaction the company should be getting used to: disappointment, frustration, and scorn. But in the following days, the company …

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