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Dish settles with Disney over ad skipping

Tuesday 4 March 2014 | 08:50 CET | News
Dish Network has settled its dispute with Disney over ad-skipping in the pay-TV provider's set-top box and agreed a new licence deal with the broadcaster. Dish agreed to disable its AutoHop feature for customers watching content on Disney's network ABC for up to three days after broadcast. As a result the companies have agreed to withdraw their pending litigation. Dish customers will still have access to the feature on other channels. The agreement also gives them streaming and on-demand access to the Disney channels ABC Family, Disney Channel, ESPN and ESPN2, as well as live and on-demand

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Dish Network / ESPN
Countries: United States
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