LightSquared Files Bankruptcy-Exit Plan Backed by Fortress, Melody

Wireless venture LightSquared Inc. is seeking to exit bankruptcy protection with backing from private-equity firm Fortress Investment Group LLC and Melody Capital Advisors LLC.


LightSquared Sues Ergen, Dish Over Debt Purchases

LightSquared on Friday sued Dish Network Corp. and Chairman Charlie Ergen, saying Mr. Ergen illegally purchased LightSquared debt before Dish bid on the company’s assets.


Sports Programming Dominates the Living Room

How sports programming is reshaping the TV landscape and driving a new generation of technology.


Dish, Disney Reach Short-Term Deal

Dish Network Corp. struck a short-term deal that will allow the satellite TV provider to continue to carry media giant Walt Disney Co.’s TV programming, a pact that for now avoids a blackout for channels like ABC and ESPN.


Another Shutdown? Dish Network Could Lose ESPN, ABC.

As Washington tries to avert a government shutdown at midnight amid stalled budget talks, there‚Äôs another big deadline looming tonight — this one in the media world.


Court Sides With Dish Over ABC in DVR Fight

Dish Network won a legal victory Wednesday as a federal judge denied broadcaster ABC’s request to shut down features of its “Hopper” digital-video recorder.


Dish, Disney Gird for Showdown Over ESPN

Dish Network Corp. Chairman Charlie Ergen has long railed against the high cost of sports on TV. Now he has a chance to do something about it.


Harbinger Capital Sues Dish’s Ergen Over Move on LightSquared Debt

Phil Falcone’s Harbinger Capital Partners sued Dish Network Corp. Chairman Charlie Ergen for fraud, accusing him of secretly acquiring the debt of LightSquared Inc., in order to take control of the telecommunications firm and its wireless spectrum worth billions of dollars.

“Cord Cutting Used to Be a Myth. It Isn’t Anymore.”

Pay TV subscriber losses are small, but they’re accelerating. Here we go …

Yet Another Way to Get a Super-Cheap Web TV Box

This one comes from Roku and BSkyB, and will cost you all of $15.