Dish's protections around its contentious Auto-Hop feature on the Hopper remote DVR just started to crack.
In order to renew an agreement that will ensure Dish continues to carry Disney networks like ABC and ESPN and gain access to video on apps for the channels, the satellite television distributor agreed to disable the automatic ad-skipping feature on its Hopper network DVR for three days after a program is broadcast.
The deal was first reported by the Wall Street Journal.
However, a release detailing the deal later Monday showed their deal goes much further than that. Dish also secured the … Read more