HBO Goes Dark on Dish Network Amid Carriage Dispute
HBO blamed the blackout on an “inability to conclude a deal” with Dish, which had been responding to the company’s “good-faith attempts with unreasonable terms.”
Why did dish take off HBO?
Keith Cocozza, a spokesman for WarnerMedia, HBO’s parent, said Dish bears the blame for causing the blackout by refusing to deal. “HBO offered to extend talks while they negotiated towards an agreement. Dish walked away,” Cocozza said. “HBO continues to deliver its signal to Dish and [is] willing to negotiate.”
Is HBO coming back to dish?
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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.
Did dish drop HBO?
“That collaboration continues to this day with Dish’s tactical decision to drop HBO – not the other way around. 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.
Can Dish customers get HBO?
Update for DISH Subscribers. DISH has dropped HBO and CINEMAX, which includes your access to HBO GO and MAX GO. Visit KeepMyHBO.com or call 1-844-HBO-FOR-U to find a new way to watch HBO.