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DIRECTV and Viacom End Standoff

DIRECTV subscribers had MTV, Comedy Central and other Viacom channels restored yesterday as the the satellite company and the media titan agreed on a new seven year deal.  The stalemate in which DIRECTV subscribers were blacked out from Viacom stations

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Dish Network Hop Feature

In June 2012, Dish Network introduced the “hop” feature to its DVRs, allowing viewers the option of skipping commercials entirely, without having to fast forward. The hop feature has come under scrutiny from networks as commercials subsidize the majority of

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Dish Network Local Channels

Currently Dish Network has the ability to broadcast local channels to over 97% of the market. And High Definition local channels are available to about 93% of the market. So expect to tune in to your favorite neighborhood stations if

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