Late last week, Dish Network agreed to purchase spectrum, customers and MVNO access from T-Mobile for $5 billion. The Department of Justice signed off on the transaction because it positions Dish to replace Sprint as the nation's fourth nationwide wireless network operator.
Everyone knows about Dish Network at this point, it was among the first of the easy and small satellite Dish companies to fight against big cable. Dish has announced a new service that isn’t aimed at home owner’s it’s aimed at property owners and managers who are looking for ways to add more value add for residents living in apartment complexes and facilities with multiple units.
TV provider Dish is more tightly integrating its Hopper line of receivers with Google Assistant by integrating the smart assistant directly into its set-top boxes.
Charlie Ergen’s Dish Network has committed up to $1 billion over the next two years to build a nationwide NB-IoT network, and this week Ergen said that work is just the first phase of the company’s eventual plan to spend around $10 billion building a full-blown 5G network. But the real news here is that Charlie Ergen appears to actually be serious about all this.