Quick Answer: What Is Going On With Dish HBO?

Is DISH going to get HBO back?

“Even though HBO is not available on Dish, you can still watch their content with the HBO NOW app,” a tutorial video explains on Dish’s website.

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.

Is Dish Network negotiating with HBO?

Dish is hoping to go to arbitration with AT&T, with HBO and Cinemax access being restored while the companies settle their differences. Dish Network says that Dish and Sling TV users who currently subscribe to HBO or Cinemax will be getting credits on their bills while the dispute continues.

Is Dish losing customers because of HBO?

Dish Network losing subscribers due to the blackout issue

Dish Network (DISH) has been losing customers due to carriage fee disputes with Univision and AT&T’s (T) HBO and Cinemax channels and also due to declining demand for subscription-TV packages amid the cord-cutting phenomenon.

When did dish lose HBO?

He added HBO, which remains unavailable to Dish subscribers since Nov. 2018 because of the contract dispute, has shown little incentive to negotiate a new deal because parent AT&T has adopted an “anti-competitive stance” to defend DirecTV.

How can I get HBO for free?

8 Ways to Watch HBO for Free (or for Less)

  • Sign Up for an HBO Free Trial on Hulu.
  • Sign Up for a Free Trial of Amazon Prime.
  • Sign Up for a Free PlayStation Vue Trial.
  • Call Your Cable Provider.
  • Watch Free Episodes on HBO.
  • Watch Free Clips on YouTube.
  • Use Select AT&T Unlimited Plans.
  • Find HBO Discounts via DirecTV Now.

Is Dish Network losing customers?

DISH Network (NASDAQ:DISH) is not immune to cord-cutting. The company has been losing subscribers for years, but unlike Comcast or Charter Communications, DISH doesn’t have a strong internet plan to offer fleeing customers — causing DISH to suffer greater financial losses compared to its peers.

What happened to HBO and Cinemax on DISH Network?

AT&T’s HBO and Cinemax premium channels have been blacked out to Dish Network and Sling TV subscribers in a dispute over a carriage agreement. Dish said that HBO made “untenable demands” designed specifically to harm customers, particularly those in rural areas, as well as damage competing pay-TV providers.

Why did HBO leave dish?

And now that the merger has gone forward, HBO has gone dark for Dish Network customers, because of an impasse between AT&T and Dish Network over the terms on which AT&T will sell HBO access to Dish. It’s not necessarily the case that AT&T is seeking unfair advantage in its negotiations with Dish Network.

Why is Dish Network losing channels?

The Big 10 Network is among the channels affected.

Dish Network Corp. and Fox Corp. are battling over a new contract, and the dispute has resulted in consumers losing access to a number of cable channels and local stations carried by the satellite-television operator.

What channels has Dish dropped?

Fox News/Fox Business

On December 21, 2014, Dish Network dropped Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network. A failed first attempt to reach a deal on the 18th resulted in the blackout.

What channels did dish drop?

The blackout affects stations in 17 markets across 23 states and the District of Columbia. Subscribers to Dish and its Sling streaming services are also unable to receive Fox cable networks including FS1, FS2, Big Ten Network, Fox Soccer Plus and Fox Deportes. Fox News is under a separate distribution agreement.