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Dish pay TV exodus slows, sees 5G-TV synergy on horizon

After smearing Dish Network’s pay TV business with the brush of disappointment last week following the agreement of an asset deal with T-Mobile and Sprint, the satellite TV operator filed its second quarter results which paint a slightly clearer picture of how future Dish will look. But first and foremost, Dish Network lost 79,000 pay TV subscribers in Q2 which the operator is lauding as an aggressive slowdown from the 151,000 cord cutters in the year ago period. It leaves Dish dwindling on 12 million total video subscribers, covering 9.5 million Dish TV subs and 2.5 million on Sling TV, which gained 48,000 subscribers to offset satellite losses – making it a net decline of 31,000 video subs. As a…

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