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Dish Network finally launches Project Genesis in Las Vegas

Earlier this week, Dish Network launched its first cloud-based 5G wireless service. After months of delays, the cable company finally launched the network called Project Genesis. 

According to its announcement, the service will be available initially to customers in Las Vegas. They can sign up for service starting Wednesday. 

Boost Mobile plans to acquire Gen Mobile

This week, Boost Mobile announced that it will be acquiring Gen Mobile. Full details about the deal have not yet been shared, but it seems like it will still require approval for the acquisition. 

Dish Network shares that with this new acquisition, they will be able to distribute Boost to a larger segment of the low income population in its quest to expand its market. 

Dish Network signs partnership with AT&T

This week, Dish Network made headlines when it revealed that it had signed a new agreement with AT&T. 

Dish bringing back $hrink-It plan for Boost Mobile

Boost Mobile is officially owned by Dish Network now!

After months of discussion between T-Mobile and Dish, the two companies have made an agreement that is mutually beneficial for both. Along with today’s announcement, Dish has unveiled two new plans that it will be offering to Boost customers. 

Let The 5G Spectrum Wars Begin

Just this week, Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Google, and Dish Network all revealed their separate plans to acquire or roll out high band spectrum assets that many industry watchers expect will serve as the backbone in providing 5G wireless services.

MVPD Services You Should Check Out

Since February of last year, at least five virtual multichannel video programming distributor (MVPD) services have been introduced. Granted, some of these are still in their testing stages, but there are a number that are already made widely available for consumers. With an approach that sticks to the basics in delivering video content to customers, these MVPD services look to threaten pay TV services which rely on customer premises equipment (CPE), truck rolls, and credit checks. Let’s take a look at some of them:


Dish’s Sling TV May Offer More Popular Channels, But Will Not Force Customers To Buy Them

During an industry conference held in the city of Chicago, Roger Lynch, chief executive of Sling TV, made clear that his company will be omitting broadcast content from its basic package offerings. Instead, Lynch further explained that customers can expect Sling TV to launch broadcast networks in a tier, which essentially refers to collections of channels that customers can add to their basic service (which costs $20 each month) for an additional fee.


Dish Unveils Sling Service

Dish Network announced earlier this week that there is a new way to watch your favorite television shows: Sling TV. The Internet-only TV offer costs only $20 a month, with access to a number of channels that include ESPN, Cartoon Network, and other channels that were once only available through various packages. This move challenges the traditional cable packages, offering “cord-cutters” a TV package that is simple and over the top.


DISH Hopper DVR Now Comes With a Built-in Slingbox That Allows Customers to Watch Satellite TV From Anywhere

DISH Network has upgraded their DISH Hopper DVR, which definitely make it a more attractive piece of equipment. With the old DISH Hopper DVR box, you could purchase a Sling adapter for $49.99 that would allow you to watch shows recorded on your DVR from anywhere you had an Internet connection. The new DISH Hopper DVR, however, comes with that Slingbox built-in.

DISH to Offer Local Channels in All Markets

Dish Network announced today that, as of June 3, 2010, they will offer local channels in the 29 local markets they don't currently serve.  As of that date, they will provide local channels in all 210 television markets in the United States.     The final 29 markets are: