Dish Networks

US pay TV ‘struggling’ to retain subs

Nine out of the top ten US pay TV operators lost subscribers in the quarter to June 30, new research reveals. Cumulatively, more than 400,600 digital television subscribers were lost in the second quarter of 2015, the informitv Multiscreen Index research showed. DirecTV, now part of AT&T, lost the most customers, 133,000, followed by Dish […]

Dish, DirecTV shares up on merger rumours

Shares in US satellite pay TV companies DirecTV and Dish Networks have spiked after rumours of a merger between the pair emerged this week. Following a report from Bloomberg stating Dish chairman and co-founder Charlie Ergen (left) had approached rival DirecTV’s CEO Mike White, Dish’s shares grew.7.9% to US$63 and DirecTV’s shot up 6.6% to […]