HBO hasn’t been available to Dish or Sling TV (Dish’s over-the-top live TV service) since November, when the two sides couldn’t come to terms on a new carriage deal.
But its standoff with HBO, now in its fifth month, shows no sign of resolve just yet.
Is HBO returning to dish?
Now, as HBO’s most-popular show returns for a highly anticipated final season, customers are getting nervous. HBO lost about 3 million customers, while Dish is suffering some of the steepest subscriber losses in the pay-TV industry.
Is Dish losing customers because of HBO?
Dish Network Corp. Dish said a little more than half of the lost 334,000 subscribers in the fourth quarter stemmed from the HBO and Univision blackouts. Overall in 2018 it lost 920,000 net pay-TV subscribers, ending the year with 12.3 million subscribers.
Is Univision coming back to dish?
Cynthia’s Most Recent Stories. Univision and satcaster Dish Network have reached a carriage agreement after a nine-month blackout that marked one of the longest standoffs between a major programmer and distributor. Univision channels went dark on Dish Network’s satellite and streaming platforms on June 30.