Digital TV News: DISH

EchoStar pay TV subscribers down 348,000 in 1Q 2024
May 8, 2024 – EchoStar (NASDAQ: SATS) has released results for the quarter ended March 31, 2024. Pay-TV subscribers fell 348,000 in the quarter, to close at 8.18 million (6.26 million DISH TV, 1.92 million SLING TV).
News categories: EchoStar, Digital TV, Results, Satellite, Streaming, Subscribers, USA

FuboTV releases results for quarter ended March 31, 2024
May 3, 2024 – FuboTV (NYSE: FUBO) has announced results for 1Q 2024. The company closed with 1.511 million paid subscribers in North America, up 18% YoY, and 397,000 subscribers in the Rest of World, up 5% YoY.
News categories: FuboTV, David Gandler, Edgar Bronfman Jr, Digital TV, North America, Results, Streaming, Subscribers, Worldwide

Freely streaming service launches in the UK
Apr 30, 2024 – Everyone TV's new streaming service Freely has launched. Backed by BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5, Freely is available through the next generation of smart TVs now on sale in UK stores and online.
News categories: Everyone TV, Xperi, Hisense, Freely, Kieran Clifton, Martin Goswami, Grace Boswood, James Tatam, Gabriel Cosgrave, Digital TV, Middleware, Smart TV, Streaming, Terrestrial, TV OS, UK, UX

DDish TV chooses PlayBox Neo Channel-in-a-Box
Apr 25, 2024 – PlayBox Neo has completed a multichannel playout system, supporting ingest, scheduling, text manipulation, interactive graphics, playout and content distribution, for DDish in Mongolia.
News categories: PlayBox Neo, DDish, Iulian Ionescu, Ariunbold Nasanjargal, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Mongolia, Satellite

DISH Media unifies access to STB and CTV ad inventory
Apr 8, 2024 – DISH Media has launched PerformXP, enabling digital media buys across both STB and CTV inventory via one insertion order with real-time reporting across all inventory.
News categories: DISH Media, John Rinaldo, Advertising, Digital TV, Satellite, Set Top Box, Streaming, USA

SLING TV launches free classic arcade games
Mar 6, 2024 – SLING TV has announced the launch of a free games experience, Arcade. Subscribers and users can now launch and play games in Arcade while simultaneously watching TV.
News categories: SLING TV, Play.Works, Gary Schanman, Jonathan Boltax, Digital TV, Gaming, Streaming, USA

Top U.S. pay-TV providers lost 5 million subscribers in 2023
Mar 8, 2024 – Leichtman Research Group (LRG) has found that the largest pay-TV providers in the U.S. lost about 5,035,000 video subscribers in 2023, compared to a net loss of about 4,590,000 in 2022.
News categories: Leichtman Research, Bruce Leichtman, Cable TV, Digital TV, IPTV, Satellite, Streaming, Subscribers, USA

DISH Media expands addressable TV footprint to include Philo
Mar 6, 2024 – DISH Media (NASDAQ: SATS) has partnered with Philo to offer advertisers access to Philo inventory, expanding its addressable footprint beyond DISH TV and SLING TV for the first time.
News categories: DISH Media, Philo, David Antonelli, Reed Barker, Advertising, Digital TV, Streaming, USA

RSF launches independent journalism via satellite for Russian-speakers
Mar 5, 2024 – Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has launched the Svoboda Satellite Package, offering Russian-speaking TV and radio by satellite at 13°E to territories including Russia, Ukraine and Baltic countries.
News categories: Reporters Without Borders, Christophe Deloire, Věra Jourová, André Lange, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Europe, Satellite