Note: (EchoStar PR) archives have been lost, and DISH Network Corporation - Press Releases only goes back to 2003.
- Clinton Signs Rural Local TV Bill (SKYReport)
- Geocast Focuses on Satellite (SKYReport)
- DISH Network Satellite Television Adds Five New Public Interest Channels (EchoStar PR)
- DBS Asks FCC to Rethink Superstations Rules (SKYReport)
- Court Rules on Must-Carry Discovery (SKYReport)
- EchoStar Introduces Off-Air Analog/Digital Tuner Cartridge for High Definition Television(EchoStar PR)
- DISH Network Offers Popular Carlton United Cricket Series to U.S. and Caribbean Territories (EchoStar PR)
- DISH Network Satellite Television Offers Two SHOWTIME Channels in Dolby Digital Audio (EchoStar PR)
- DISH Network to Add HBO Latino Channel to HBO The Works Premium Movie Package (EchoStar PR)
- DISH Network Offers Motivational Seminars From Brian Tracy On Pay-Per-View (EchoStar PR)
- DISH Comments on Open Access (SKYReport)
- Gemstar: DISH Suit “Unfounded and Frivolous” (SKYReport)
- Angel Antonio Suarez's December Charlie Chat Summary
- DISH-On-Demand Pay-Per-View to Offer Exciting Action, Comedy, Specials in December: 'South Park Holiday Memories,' 'Mission: Impossible 2,' 'The Perfect Storm,' 'The Patriot' (EchoStar PR)
- EchoStar Files Suit Against Gemstar-TV Guide International Inc. For Antitrust Violations (EchoStar PR)
- Charlie Chat Tuesday December 5
- 5 Million Customer Milestone
- 2nd J. D. Power Award for Customer Satisfaction
- New Call Centers in Virginia and West Virginia Opened
- New Local cities added -- Greenville, SC, Cincinnati, OH, San Antonio, TX, Albuquerque, NM
- New additions to AT150 -- Fox Sports World, Wisdom, Style.
- Holiday Music channel back, Channel 981
- Coming December 13, 5 PM ET -- HBO Latino
- Q&A When we get more Dolby Digital? Showtime E&W now offers DD5.1
- Q&A Where can I get more info on upcoming HDTV Programming? Discovery HDTV coming soon
- Q&A When will we have HDTV at 148? Early January
- Q&A Will you add Oxygen and Oxygen Plus? Still in negotiations
- Q&A Must I upgrade my South Asian programming to the new package? B4U and ZGold are available A La Carte
- Q&A Will you be carrying Network HDTV signals? If it can be carried on national basis, not likely.
- Q&A Will you be adding independent stations? In some markets over the next several months.
- Q&A How can I order Dish Merchandise without a credit card? We'll look into that.
- Q&A What about HBO Zone, Thriller Max, and Action Max? We're still in negotiations
- Q&A Will you be adding new Egyptian (Arabic) Programming? Nothing to announce yet, still negotiating.
- Q&A Can I get more “free system” certificates? Sorry, not even one per customer (only some folks got them).
- Q&A What does “free system” customer need to order? Minimum AT40 active til February
- Q&A Will Dish Network be collecting tax on Starband? Yes, State requirement, Systems shipping now.
- Q&A Will there be a Starband info channel? No plan, We'll think about it
- Q&A Can we install Starband for multiple users in our office? Not yet, may cost more.
- Q&A Can Digital Dynamite customers get Starband? New dish must be installed.
- Q&A Starband pricing? $99/mo Starband plus AT150, $69/mo standalone
- Q&A Starband cost vs DSL/Cable Modem? If you can get DSL/Cable Modem it's a better deal.
- Q&A Will the Starband Service be limited? Service at this time is unlimited.
- Q&A Will there be a 30 day satisfaction guarantee? Yes, but $199 Installation not refundable.
- Q&A Will my existing LNBs be used with Starband? We'll replace your existing ones with more shielded units.
- Q&A What will I get if I expand from AT100 to Everything? Everything in AT150 and all premium movie channels for $69.99/mo
- Q&A What about the quad LNB? Early next year.
- Q&A Are TiVo and Replay compatible with Dish Network? Yes, but DISHPlayer is a better deal. New models next year
- Next Charlie Chat Monday, January 15, 2001
- Showtime East and West begin Dolby Digital broadcasting selected events on Dish
- DISH Network Adds Dutch Language Channel, BVN-TV, to International Programming Line-up (EchoStar PR)
- DISH Network Satellite TV Adds E! Networks' 'style.' Channel to America's Top 150 Programming Package (EchoStar PR)
- DISH Praises Stay on Nets Injunction (SKYReport)
- EchoStar Wins Stay In Appeals Court; EchoStar Fights for Consumers Rights to Choose Their Network TV Programming (EchoStar PR)
- DISH Network Offers Trinidad Vs. Vargas Boxing Live On DISH-on-Demand Pay-Per-View (EchoStar PR)
- EchoStar Opens Sixth Customer Service Center in Bluefield, West Va., to Serve Growing Demand for DISH Network Satellite Television (EchoStar PR)
- EchoStar Celebrates Grand Opening of New Technical Support Customer Service Center in Virginia's Montgomery County (EchoStar PR)
- DISH Network Satellite Television Offers Albuquerque-Santa Fe, NM., Metro-Area Local Channels (EchoStar PR)
- DISH Network Satellite TV Adds Wisdom Television to America's Top 150 Programming Package (EchoStar PR)
- EchoStar Reports Record Results for Third Quarter, 2000 (EchoStar PR)
- DISH Network Passes Five Million Customer Milestone; EchoStar Celebrates 20 Years of Providing Satellite Television (EchoStar PR)
- Fox Sports World starts today on Dish. Ch. 149 in AT150CD
- StarBand Communications Launches Nation’s First Consumer Two-Way High Speed Internet Service Via Satellite (Yahoo! Finance)
- DISH Network Satellite TV to Add Fox Sports World to America's Top 150 Programming Package (EchoStar PR)
- DISH Network Satellite Television Features Lennox Lewis, David Tua Boxing Showdown Live on Pay-Per-View(EchoStar PR)
- DISH Network Satellite Television Scores ESPN FULL COURT College Basketball On Pay-Per-View (EchoStar PR)
- Dish Network scores praise for new WebSite
- DISHPlayer price returns to $399
- Fox Sports World Coming to Dish? Nov 8, 5PM ET Channel 149 in AT150CD
- EchoStar Communications Corporation Third Quarter 2000 Earnings Announcement (EchoStar PR)
- Ergen Is Space Executive of the Year (SKYReport)
- EchoStar Communications Corporation and Geocast Network Systems Align to Deliver New Personalized Interactive Broadband Services to PC Users Via Satellite (EchoStar PR)
- STARZ! Becomes the First Premium Television Movie Channel on DISH Network To Offer Dolby Digital 5.1 (Yahoo! Finance)
- EchoStar VI Reaches Final Orbit, Begins Broadcasting to DISH Network Satellite TV Customers (EchoStar PR)
- Tyson, Golota Duke It Out On DISH Network Satellite Television (EchoStar PR)
- Internet access, TV provider Wildblue files U.S. IPO (Yahoo! Finance, article no longer available)
- EchoStar's DISH Network Adds Lifetime Movie Network to Programming Lineup (EchoStar PR)
- EchoStar Communications Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend for the 6 3/4 percent Series C Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock (EchoStar PR)
- DISH Network Satellite TV Expands Spanish Language Programming With DISH LATINO DOS (EchoStar PR)
- OpenTV's Ackerman sees more deals like EchoStar's (link broken at Yahoo! Finance)
- Cross-Section of Commercial Space Leaders to Meet in San Jose; Ergen to Receive Top Honor (Yahoo! Finance)
- DISH Network Offers Free Weekend Preview of STARZ ENCORE Super Pak Premium Movie Channels (EchoStar PR)
- DISH Network Satellite Television to Premiere Halloween SCREAM FEST 2000 On Pay-per-view (EchoStar PR)
- DISH Network Satellite Television Offers New South Asian Channel Packages (EchoStar PR)
- EchoStar's DISH Network Satellite Television Offers 504 Hours of Free Air Time to U.S. Presidential Candidates (EchoStar PR)
- DISH Network Satellite Television to Offer San Antonio, Texas, Metro-Area Local Channels (EchoStar PR)
- EchoStar, Hearst-Argyle Television Stations Reach Retransmission Agreement (EchoStar PR)
- DISH Network Satellite TV Offers Major Soccer Matches On Pay-Per-View: England vs. Germany, England vs. Finland, Argentina vs. Uruguay, Portugal vs. Holland (EchoStar PR)
- Interactive TV Community Convenes to Address the Future of Interactive Television in the U.S. at OpenTV's Developer Conference (Yahoo! Finance)
- DISH Network Launches New HDTV Pay-Per-View Channel (EchoStar PR)
- DISH Network Offers Four Cricket Packages (EchoStar PR)
- EchoStar Communications Corporation Announces Increase, Completion of 144A Senior Notes Offering (EchoStar PR)
- SBCA and Satellite TV Providers File Suit Against the U.S. Government, FCC and U.S. Copyright Office Challenging Satellite Must Carry Provision (Yahoo! Finance)
- RnetHealth, Inc.'s Television Network Adds 4.3 Million Homes (Yahoo! Finance)
- Irish Football Championship Live On DISH Network Satellite TV Pay-Per-View (EchoStar PR)
- DISH Network Satellite Television Unleashes Fall Digital Dynamite Promotion With Free Professional Installation! (EchoStar PR)
- DISH Network's Free Installation is Back! New DISH Network Satellite Television Customers Can Also Get Three Months of Premium Movie Channels for FREE! (EchoStar PR)
- Satellite Has Olympics Covered (SkyREPORT)
- Gilat-To-Home Now StarBand, Goes Continental (SkyREPORT)
- EchoStar Communications Corporation Announces $600 Million Rule 144A Offering (EchoStar PR)
- StarBand Communications and Northern Arizona University provide high-speed Internet to remote Indian Nations (Yahoo! Finance)
- Boucher Urges Easing DBS Must-Carry (SkyREPORT)
- SBCA, DISH Comment on Multichannel Competition (SkyREPORT)
- buy.com Partners With eSubscriber To Sell Satellite Products and Services Online (Yahoo! Finance)
- WildBlue Receives DBS Innovation Award for Technical Excellence (Yahoo! Finance)
- Gilat-To-Home Becomes StarBand Communications (Yahoo! Finance)
- Charlie Chats On NFL, College Ball (SkyREPORT)
- EchoStar Hires Boies For DirecTV Suit (SkyREPORT)
- J.D. Power and Associates Ranks DISH Network No.1 in Customer Satisfaction (EchoStar PR)
- Angel Antonio Suárez's September Charlie Chat Summary (DBSForums.com)
- DISH Expands Digital Dynamite (SkyREPORT)
- Gilat-To-Home Prepares for Nationwide Commercial Launch by Signing Major Transponder Leasing Contract With Loral Skynet (Yahoo! Finance)
- Pueblo Partners with EchoStar's DISH Network to Offer Pueblo Members Affordable Satellite TV Service (Yahoo! Finance)
- DISH Network Now Offers Greenville, S.C., Metro Area Local Channels Via Satellite Television (EchoStar PR)
- DISH Network Now Offers Cincinnati Metro Area Local Channels Via Satellite Television (EchoStar PR)
- EchoStar to Add Odyssey Network to DISH Network Programming Line-Up; Odyssey Available to DISH Network Satellite TV Customers Nationwide (EchoStar PR)
- Charlie Chat tonight 8PM ET from ESPN studios in Bristol CT (note time change)
- Nashville CBS WTVF back on the air
- Two new local cites Greenville, SC and Cincinnati, OH (no NBC, but free until NBC adds)
- New Hindi service Sony Entertainment Television. Free preview til Oct 31 at 61.5°W
- New channel on AT150. Odyssey on Channel 185 at 110°W
- Everything Pak AT150 plus all premiums $69.95/month
- Olympic programming begins September 13, over 400 hours of programming on NBC, CNBC & MSNBC
- ESPN Gameplan $99, or order individual games for $11.95
- Folks who live in “White Areas” can subscribe to two distant cities to get more NFL games
- Refer-A-Friend program through Oct 31. Earn up to $100 credit by referring friends to Dish for Digital Dynamite. See Ch 250
- AT150 promotion until Oct 6. Get to produce ESPN programming by subscribing to AT150. Current AT150 subscribers qualify.
- Q&A What about KPLR, WB in St Louis (The Blues)? Must-Carry means we'll carry it by Jan 1,2002.
- Q&A Why are there blackouts on Fox Sports? Bottom line, league rules (and laws) for Non-sellout Events, Local broadcast rights, national broadcast rights. Look for an “Alternate” Game
- Q&A Is the Gilat rollout on track? Will rollout at the end of October. More info on Oct 3 Tech Chat.
- Rece Davis visits, Charlie gets to ask a football question.
- Q&A What about NFL Sunday Ticket? DirecTV has exclusive rights for this season.
- Q&A What about some Canadian content? This is something the government needs to work out. Write your congressperson.
- Q&A When will Cincinnati NBC go up? When we reach a favorable retransmission agreement with Hearst Argyle.
- Q&A I still have E&W Dishnets, If I up to AT150 will I have to requalify for networks? No.
- Q&A Will the Gameplan price drop as the season proceeds? No. Buy individual games.
- Q&A Are there any more AT150 channels coming? There are some more Public Service for everyone, A few more AT150 when we have contracts.
- Q&A When will Knoxville, TN locals arrive? Not anytime soon, we need to launch new satellites.
- Q&A When will you add ThrillerMax and ActionMax? When we can do it without raising your rates.
- Q&A What are the plans for the EchoStar VI satellite for Puerto Rico? It will arrive at 119 towards the end of September, and we'll find out then.
- Q&A Can you add MuchMusic & AllNews channel? No plans anytime soon, discussions are not going well, not many requestors.
- Q&A When will we get more NHL games on Dish? We don't carry that, DirecTV has exclusive rights for this season.
- Q&A When can I buy Dish Network Wearables? Shirts $36, Hats $12 See the website. More coming.
- Tech Chat Oct 3, 8 PM ET
- Next Charlie Chat November 14
- DISH Network Offers Popular Irish Sport – Hurling – On Pay-Per-View (EchoStar PR)
- DISH To FCC: Take Another Look (SkyREPORT)
- DISH Network Launches Preview of India's Leading Family Channel, Sony Entertainment Television! (EchoStar PR)
- Dish Network Offers Light Heavyweight Boxing Match Live on Pay-Per-View with Roy Jones, Jr. vs. Eric Harding (EchoStar PR)
- Gilat-To-Home Names President (SkyREPORT)
- DISH Scores Remaining Retransmission Deal (SkyREPORT)
- DISH Network Offers Broadway Smash Smokey Joe's Cafe, New Cirque Du Soleil On Pay-Per-View; Two Stage Performances Available on DISH-On-Demand (EchoStar PR)
- EchoStar, Landmark Communications Reach Agreement for Retransmission in Nashville; WTVF-CBS Channel 5 Returns to DISH Network Satellite TV Line-Up (EchoStar PR)
- EchoStar reaches agreement with WTVF Nashville (old www.dishnetwork.com site link missing)
- WildBlue (formerly iSky) Signs Equipment Deal (SkyREPORT)
- Starz begins Dolby Digital broadcasting on Dish (STZ-E only for now).
- DISH Network Satellite TV Offers Four Major Soccer Matches On Pay-Per-View; England vs. France, Holland vs. Ireland, Bosnia vs. Spain, Brazil vs. Bolivia on DISH-On-Demand! (EchoStar PR)
- DISH Network Offers Montreaux Jazz Festival On Pay-Per-View (EchoStar PR)
- EchoStar to Sell DISH Network Satellite Television Systems in 105 Bradlees Retail Stores (EchoStar PR)
- EchoStar VI on Its Way to 119 (SkyREPORT)
- EchoStar Signs H.H. Gregg as New Dish Network Retailer (EchoStar PR)
- DISH Relocates Locals (SkyREPORT)
- EchoStar Signs P.C. Richard & Son as New Regional DISH Network Retailer (EchoStar PR)
- Satellite Broadband Company Chooses WildBlue Brand Name (Yahoo! Finance)
- DISH Network Kicks Off English Premier League Soccer On Pay-Per-View Starting Aug. 19 (EchoStar PR)
- Metalheads Rejoice With Maximum Rock on Pay-Per-View; Motley Crue, Megadeth, Anthrax Perform During Maximum Rock U.S. Tour (EchoStar PR)
- DISH Network Offers Showtime's Holyfield vs. Ruiz Championship Boxing On Dish-On-Demand Pay-Per-View (EchoStar PR)
- DISH Network Satellite Television Offers America's `Everything' Pak (EchoStar PR)
- ESPN, EchoStar Team Up for DISH Network Promotion At Sears (EchoStar PR)
- EchoStar Reports Record Results for Second Quarter, 2000 (EchoStar PR)
- Charlie Chat tonight. Channel 101 9PM EDT
- EchoStar VI launch good, being tested, will be new main satellite at 119 about Oct 1
- Retransmission agreements in Salt Lake City, NY, and Minneapolis, Nashville remains out
- WGN local feed added to Chicago Locals (not available to distant locals subscribers)
- CMDY and USA moving tomorrow, Dish Info channels moving to 100-104
- Discovery People Ch 117 discontinued (by Discovery) as of September 1
- New channel, Nick Games and Sports Ch 177 (AT150) began today
- New channel, ValueVision Ch 228 goes full time
- Everything Package (AKA Movie Plus), $69.95/mo for AT150 plus 36 premium Movie Channels (Locals extra)
- Half Price Dish 500 Upgrade offer continues to Oct 31. Free installation. Same for Dish Mover
- Refer-A-Friend flyers going out, get up to $100 credit for signing up two friends before Oct 31st
- Q&A High Speed Internet Access coming! Gilat2Home rollout in the October timeframe. Details on Oct. 3 Tech Chat
- Q&A IFC/Romance split still in negotiation
- Q&A Sports Blackouts are imposed by the networks and teams that own the broadcast rights
- ESPN GamePlan $89 by August 31
- Next Charlie Chat Sep 5, 9PM ET from ESPN studio in Bristol CT
- Q&A When will the 3800 get OpenTV? 1st quarter of 01
- Q&A More HDTV Channels? When more content is available
- Q&A Why can't I buy a 6000 through the web site? Dealers are getting priority.
- Q&A Are you going to make a two tuner receiver? We have a system under development.
- Olympic coverage on MSNBC, CNBC, and NBC
- Q&AWhere can I buy a Dish Network hat? We'll work on that.
- DISH Network Adds Nickelodeon Games and Sports Channel to America's Top 150 Programming Package (EchoStar PR)
- Dish Mega Movie package introduced and available.
- DISH Network Presents Red Hot Chili Peppers, Moby, and More Live On Pay-per-view in August On Satellite TV (EchoStar PR)
- CBS Television and EchoStar Communications Corporation Reach Agreement For Retransmission of CBS Owned Television Stations (Yahoo! Finance)
- EchoStar Signs CVS as New DISH Network Regional Distributor (EchoStar PR)
- DISH Network Satellite TV Adds WGN-TV Chicago to Local Channel Lineup (EchoStar PR)
- DISH Network Offers Premium Movie Channels Free for New Customers; New Customers Can Get Up to 28 Movie Channels FREE for THREE Months! (EchoStar PR)
- Leitch Announces Major Sale to EchoStar (Yahoo! Finance) [Discuss]
- Wink Demonstrates Enhanced TV Product With EchoStar (Yahoo! Finance)
- EchoStar Leads Digital Broadcast Satellite Market With Commitment to Interactive Television (Yahoo! Finance)
- EchoStar Communications Corporation Names Michael McDonnell as Chief Financial Officer (EchoStar PR)
- EchoStar's New DISH DVD Model 5422 Satellite Television Systems Available Soon; EchoStar's DISH Network Demonstrates World's First DVD/Satellite TV Receiver Offering(EchoStar PR)
- DISH Network Reaches 10 Million Viewers (EchoStar PR)
- EchoStar Introduces New Low Price for Complete Dish 500 Satellite Television System (EchoStar PR)
- iSKY Satellite Broadband Start-Up Nearly Half Way to Funding Goal (Yahoo! Finance)
- Broadcasting Satellite Now in Orbit (link broken)
- DISH Network Satellite Arrives in Earth Orbit
- EchoStar VI Satellite Successfully Launched; EchoStar's Sixth Satellite To Increase Channel Capacity for DISH Network Satellite TV Service
- Dish Network Offers Three Exciting Soccer Matches
- EchoStar and Chris Craft Reach Agreement for Retransmission OF TV Stations in Salt Lake City, New York City
- EchoStar Communications Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend for the 6-3/4 percent Series C Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock 7/11/00
- EchoStar Offers New Digital Dynamite -Four Easy Ways to Get Complete Dish Network Satellite Television With No Equipment to Buy!
- DISH Network Adds Three New Channels to America's Top 150 Programming Package: FOX Movie Channel, SoapNet, the Golf Channel
- SoapNet, Fox Movie Channel, and The Golf Channel join AT150CD.
- DISH Network Now Offers San Diego Metro Area Local Channels Via Satellite Television
- “Wizard of Oz” / Pink Floyd “Dark Side of the Moon” simulcast tonight on Dish
- DISH Network Now Offers Raleigh-Durham, N.C., Metro Area Local Channels Via Satellite Television
- EchoStar Recommends Changes to Grade B
- Fox Movie Channel, Soapnet, and The Golf Channel join the AT150CD package July 7.
- Tech Chat tonight, 8PM EDT
- A.H. Belo, EchoStar's Dish Network In Signal Pact
- EchoStar, OpenTV Agree to Deliver Wink's Enhanced Broadcasting and 'T-commerce' Nationwide to DISH Network Satellite TV Viewers
- Wink Lands National Satellite TV Deal With EchoStar and OpenTV
- DISH Network Satellite TV Offers EURO 2000 Three-week Soccer Tournament On Pay-per-View
- EchoStar Converts Entire Town of Ouray, Colorado From Cable to DISH Network Satellite Television
- Charlie Chat Schedule and Summary
- Charlie Chat tonight. Channel 100 8PM EDT
- 3 LIL channels still out WTVF WWOR KTVX
- Atlanta, Chicago, DFW, Denver Local channels can be A La Carte now, qualification required.
- New DISHPlayer activations get 3 years free PTV. $99 for existing DPs until July 31
- Ouray, Colorado dumps cable, converts to Dish.
- Upgrade to Dish 500. Half price offer.
- Tech Chat June 27, 2000 8PM EDT
- HDTV PPV coming on 61.5, priced slightly higher
- 16 cities still under consideration for last 5 LIL slots, still pending favorable retransmission agreements
- Soapnet contract signed, starts soon in AT150
- Starz Dolby Digital fiber run still not done.
- Next Charlie Chat July 10, 2000 9PM EDT
- The New DBS Forums are open!
- EchoStar and Clear Channel Communications Reach Agreement for Retransmision in Minneapolis; WFTC-FOX Channel 29 Returns to DISH Network Line-Up
- EchoStar's DISH Network Reaches Agreements with Network Broadcasters, Station Groups; DISH Network To Continue Retransmitting Local Channels in 28 Cities
- DBS Dish Forums unavailable? Visit http://www.echostaruser.org/forums/cgi/Ultimate.cgi (dead link) for a few familiar names. For a complete list of replacement forums see: http://www.angelfire.com/ca5/cakohl/dbs_discussion_forums.htm
- DISH Network Offers Free Digital Video Recording Features for DISHPlayer Satellite TV Receiver
- Showtime, EchoStar Team Up for DISH Network Promotion At Sears
- ElecConnec's Dealer Chat Summary (link broken)
- Free PTV until June 30, 2003 for new DISHPlayer activation.
- Sun Comm Gives `TV Relief' to Los Alamos Fire Victims in Santa Fe Shelter
- Free Speech TV Ch 9415 moves from 61.5°W to 110°W
- Angel Antonio Suarez's May Charlie Chat Summary (link broken)
- DISH Network Offers All-Digital Satellite Television Systems for Two Rooms With No Equipment to Buy!
- Charlie Chat Monday May 1st, 2000 8PM EDT
- 600 new agents at call center in Virginia
- $1.00 / month price increases effective today on AT100CD and HBO
- HBO Comedy added today to HBO Programming
- HBO Free Preview May 12th through May 14th Channels 300-305 and 307
- Discovery Health added today to AT100CD and AT150CD channel 189.
- TV Azteca added to Dish Latino Programming
- 20 of the 24 PPV channels are now $3.99 all day Dish Tickets
- Dish Mover plan changed to half price Dish 500 with free install $75 plus $24.95 S & H
- Half Price Dish 500 offer still available. Free installation.
- Dish Network web site upgraded to support Netscape browsers.
- 4700 Upgrade to OpenTV still in test phase, possibly available in September, 2000.
- No single account can have more than six receivers, no plans to change.
- Dish passes 4 million subscriber mark.
- Next Charlie Chat June 5th, 8PM EST
- DISH Network Passes Four Million Customer Milestone
- EchoStar Reports Record Results for First Quarter; DISH Network Sets Record for Subscriber Growth
- DISH Network Satellite Television Showcases EA Sports Supercross Motorcycle Series On Pay-Per-View
- EchoStar's DISH Network First Satellite Television Provider to Offer HBO Comedy Channel
- DISH Network Launches Discovery Health Channel
- DISH Network Offers Major Heavyweight Boxing Event: Lewis vs. Grant
- DISH Network Incluira a TV Azteca, El Principal Canal Mexicano, en su Paquete DISH Latino
- ElecConnec's Dealer Chat Summary (link broken)
- DISH Network Now Offers Indianapolis Metro Area Local Channels Via Satellite Television
- EchoStar Invests $50 Million in Gilat-To-Home to Offer First Two-Way Satellite Internet Access Combined with DISH Network Satellite Television on Single Dish
- EchoStar Communications Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend for 6 3/4 percent Series C Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock
- EchoStar's DISH Network Brings Streaming Video to Office Desktop
- Angel Antonio Suarez's Monthly Charlie Chat Summary for April (link broken)
- DISH Network to Offer Premier Mexican Channel, TV Azteca, in DISH Latino Package
- Charlie Chat tonight. 8PM EST Channel 100
- Brian Olsen introduces the show, Jim DeFranco takes the night off
- New call center coming in Virginia
- Call if possible during off-peak hours hold times are minimal.
- Locals News:
- 04/04/00 adding Charlotte WSOC, WCNC, WCCB. WBTV in May.
- 04/21/00 adding Indianapolis WRTV, WTHR, WXIN. WISH by April 21.
- AT100CD adding Discovery Health, price increases to $29.99 starting May 1st.
- HBO adding Comedy at 110W, price increases to $11.99 starting May 1st.
- AT150CD announced. Price is $39.99.
- AT70CD announced for Alaska and Hawaii.
- Starz/Encore Programming package expanded to 8 channels.
- Showtime Programming package has some changes
- Dish Latino package expanded, TVE added and TV Azteca adds April 24th.
- “Free” Dish 500 offer is over.
- Half price Dish 500 offer extended for three more months.
- AT150CD does not include all the Fox sports regionals, only your region(s).
- Negotiations are in progress to make Romance and IFC separate channels. Be patient.
- Starz/Encore Programming package expanded at no additional charge.
- Daylight Savings Time is coming, EPG shows strange times
- Dish Network unveils Alaska & Hawaii Programming.
- Dish Network's AT150CD Programming package is available now! Call 1-800-333-DISH to order.
- Tech Chat 28th of March, 8PM EST.
- Part one of an educational series discussing Satellite Technology.
- Echo IV boost mode and its impact.
- Multi receiver/Multi satellite installation configurations.
- Open TV
- Gilat - two way high speed internet access via satellite
- HDTV and the upcoming Model 6000 receiver.
- Q & A
- DISH Network Satellite Television Launches Best Programming Package Ever With Over 150 Channels!
- Bet Movies/Starz! Launches On EchoStar’s Dish Network On April 1
- DISH Network to Launch Small Dish Satellite Television Service for Customers in Alaska and Hawaii
- EchoStar, Virginia Governor Announce EchoStar's Decision to Locate New Technical Support Center in Montgomery County
- EchoStar Invests in iSKY to Offer First Bundled Two-Way Broadband Internet, TV Service Via Satellite
- DISH Network to Offer Television Espanola Internacional on DISH Latino
- Please don't call Dish for AT150 info. The CSR's do not have any info on what will be included, or when it will be available. When an announcement is made, complete info will be posted here.
- Angel Antonio Suarez's Monthly Charlie Chat Summary
- Portland locals go up today, See Dish Locals in 37 cities.
- Charlie Chat tonight, on Channel 100 at 9 PM EST.
- Joe tells us about the new consumer website. See warning to Netscape users.
- New Locals Tampa/St Petersburg, Sacramento, St. Louis, Portland
- Waivers can now be requested by telephone. Please don't call for status. 4-6 weeks for processing
- Need Dish 500 for locals unless you live in NY or LA
- Free and Half Price Dish 500 (direct from Dish) offers good until end of March.
- (from dealer chat) In April, the Free and Half Price Dish 500 Upgrade will be available only from dealers.
- As new channels are added, you may find that you need Dish 500
- Speedvision now available, needs Dish 500. Free preview till April, to be part of AT150 and can be purchased as a mini package.
- Next CC (April 3rd 8:00PM EST) for AT150 programming announcement.
- New Showtime channels SHO3E and SBYND need Dish 500
- Showtime Free Preview March 10-12
- No “All Subscribed Favorite” upgrades for old receivers
- April 1 TV Espaniola coming
- Dish Network's fourth anniversary
- Dish Network's web site is revised. All of the EKB's links into Dish's site are working again.
- St. Louis Locals up today, See Dish Locals in 37 cities.
- Speedvision (Ch 150) and Outdoor Life (CH 151) free preview on Dish 500 starting today.
- Sacramento Locals up today, See Dish Locals in 37 cities.
- DISH Settles Lawsuit - Announce Return of Speedvision, Outdoor Life Channels
- DISH, Starz/Encore Confirm Fifteen Channels of Encore and Starz for only $10.99
- Open TV ,EchoStar in joint venture
- DISH Network to Launch Three New Satellite Television Channels For DISH 500 Customers!
- EchoStar Announces Construction Plans for Three New Satellites to Serve DISH Network's Fast Growing Satellite TV Service
- Top 150 Programming Package Available This Spring according to recent press releases. No other details forthcoming yet.
- Dish extends “free” Dish 500 offer. See: What is the Dish 500 Upgrade Offer?
- Tampa/St Petersburg locals arrive today. See: Dish Locals in 37 cities.
- Find out what's new. Read Retailer Charlie Chat Info.
- DISHPlayer 7100 to be discontinued. Existing dealer stock going fast.
- Sacramento and Tampa/St Petersburg locals to go up next week.
- Plan to get a DISHPlayer 7200 or 7222? Act now to avoid DISHPlayer 7200 Price hike.
- Starz/Encore new channels to arrive in March?
- Shuttle Endeavour launch on track for 12:30PM EST.
- New Dish Network Technical Support Pages are up.
- Shuttle Endeavour launch tomorrow 12:30PM EST NASA TV Live Coverage Schedule
- Angel Antonio Suarez's Monthly Charlie Chat Summary
- Charlie Chat tonight at 6PM EST.
- Feb 3, 2000 El Paso Call Center open. “Hundreds of CSRs, Hiring 1200 more.”
- New Dish 500 Locals: Houston, KC, Orlando, and Cleveland, Fox in Seattle & Detroit.
- New International: MegaCosmos, ERT, (B4U on Feb 17th)
- Starz Free Preview March 3-5
- More Dolby Digital PPV Coming
- Interactive TV: Jason Project
- 11 More Local Cities coming for a total of 33
- Starz Dolby Digital Coming “by April”.
- Showtime HDTV will stay at 61.5 for a while
- Next Charlie Chat March 6th 9:00PM EST
- EchoStar Knowledge Base Attacked.
- EKB admin off-line due to power failure.
- EchoStar I not in service. EchoStar IV replaces it at 119W. See: Transponder Loss at 119W?
- EchoStar Corporation files suit against DirecTV
- EchoStar entertains their options
- Shuttle launch postponed for 9 days
- Cleveland locals arrive today. See: Dish Locals in 37 cities.
- Shuttle launch postponed 24 hours, Weather bad and MEC transient fault.
- Grandfather check box back at Address Broker. See: Address Broker now has “grandfather” checks
- Shuttle Endeavour launch Monday 01/31/00 12:47 PM EST NASA TV Live Coverage Schedule
- Cleveland Locals Monday? See: Dish Locals in 37 cities.
- Orlando locals up, come and get them. See Dish Locals in 37 cities.
- Sundance Channel Free Preview Weekend begins today
- EchoStar to incorporate “Replay TV” technology in future products?
- Dish announces HDTV Showtime and Dish HD receiver.
- Flash: Dish updates Address Broker to add “grandfathered” check box.
- See: Address Broker now has “grandfather” checks.
- Flash: Dish pulls “grandfather” check box page from site. Old page is back.
- Flash The Address Broker Data Base has major changes. See: Check your qualification for Dishnets
- Is this the end of cable? See: http://www.broadcastingcable.com/cable/cable_article.asp?articleID=692241809
- HBO free preview weekend begins on Dish Channel 306 on 119W at 6AM EST today.
- For a schedule of attractions on the HBO free preview see: http://www.hbo.com/spotlight/cmp/schedule_dishn.html
- FCC calls for comments on improved predictive model for SHVIA. Many complaints about ILLR model.
- Worried about your East & West Dishnets? Read Will my Dishnets be Cut off?
- Channel 306 active now on 119W for HBO free preview weekend. No programming yet.
- Major programming announcement expected from Dish Network in early February 2000.
- Greek language channels ERT and Mega Cosmos are available today on 61.5W Channels 602 & 603.
- Dish starts local service in Houston and Kansas City. See the Locals Page.
- Trackpower free on 61.5W Channels 581 & 582.
- Worried about your East & West Dishnets? Read Will my Dishnets be Cut off?
- HBO free preview weekend 1/21/00 to 1/23/00, Channel 306 to be activated on 119W. See Channel 100
- Dishwatcher reports What is Open TV?
- PC Magazine reviews the DISHPlayer 500 (7200 + Dish 500) http://www.zdnet.com/pcmag/stories/firstlooks/0,6763,2419769,00.html
- New basic programming tier? Hints from Dish. See Channel 100 & Do I need Dish 500?
- TMC to be split from Showtime tier? See Channel 100
- EchoStar receivers start reminding users to Plug in your phone line.
- Houston, Kansas City, and Orlando locals coming soon. See: Locals Page
- DISHPlayer reviewed in USA Today http://www.usatoday.com/life/cyber/tech/review/crg803.htm
- EchoStar IV has left 110W heading for 119W to serve Alaska & Hawaii See: http://www.lyngsat.com/echo4.shtml
- Do It Yourself Network coming to Dish
- Miss the Charlie Chat? Read Angel Antonio Suárez's far more entertaining summary at: http://altavista.remarq.com/altavista/transcript.asp?g=alt%2Edbs%2Eechostar&tn=50058940&sh=fd84b4ddd1bf6fd4&idx=-1
- DISHPlayer received the “Best of Show” award at CES http://insidedenver.com/business/0107echo0.shtml
- Charlie Chat tonight at 8 PM EST, 5 PM PST
- PBS “Day-Old” Programs
- My DishNets E & W NBC, CBS, & FOX cutoff 01/09/00 Reported by jbuff
- Read Mike Nassour's report from CES. See: http://altavista.remarq.com/altavista/transcript.asp?g=alt%2Edbs%2Eechostar&tn=50058394&sh=fee98d7b8df055f6&idx=-1
- FCC issues warning to cable & TV Mfrs. See: http://my.netscape.com/news/Business/01_07_2000.robtz1823-story-bcbusinessmediadigital.html
- Sky Angel Channel Changes
- Bill Gates demos DISHPlayer and PTV in keynote speech at CES
- EchoStar adds new services to 119W ?. See http://altavista.remarq.com/altavista/transcript.asp?g=alt%2Edbs%2Eechostar&tn=50057671&sh=028cb14294587782&idx=-1
- New services at 119W confirmed, Ch 9410 LINK, 9411 NAUHS, 9412 UCTV
- Public Interest Services Channel Listing
- More TMC channels coming to Dish
- EchoStar announces new products at CES Dish DVD player/receiver, 6000 HDTV rec
- EchoStar unwraps new promotion
- Showtime 3 and Showtime Beyond are up at 110W. See: Do I need Dish 500?
- Extasy is up at 110W