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Comments on news posted 2011-11-22 13:32:03: Dish has made it clear that in addition to developing a new video streaming service, the company is planning to make a major splash in the wireless broadband arena, with plans to build an LTE-Advanced network under the umbrella of a subsidiary compan.. ..



FFH5
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Ollo?

What kind of name is Ollo? I have heard of some strange brand names, but this is 1 of the worst.

Plus they filed for these too:
quote:
Dish has also filed applications for three other unique brands that it may be considering for mobile video products. On Sept. 6, it filed trademark applications for the brands Hopper, HopBox and Joey.


pnh102
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said by FFH5:

What kind of name is Ollo? I have heard of some strange brand names, but this is 1 of the worst.

Plus they filed for these too:

quote:
Dish has also filed applications for three other unique brands that it may be considering for mobile video products. On Sept. 6, it filed trademark applications for the brands Hopper, HopBox and Joey.

They wanted to use Quikster but that is taken.
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Automate

join:2001-06-26
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Great

The more the merrier. Just hope they realize, like Clear/Sprint/LightSquared have discovered, building a 4G network takes lots of cash.

zeddlar

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They now not only have thier satellite TV service but they own the entire Blockbuster chain and Hughesnet so I doubt cash is gonna be to big of a problem for them now if they play their cards right.
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iwinrar

join:2010-03-18
Yea bankrupting companies are huge cashcows these days.

25139889

join:2011-10-25
Toledo, OH
reply to FFH5

Re: Ollo?

All of those names should be rejected as they're common names and a proper name.

25139889

join:2011-10-25
Toledo, OH
reply to iwinrar

Re: Great

besides Blockbuster none of them filed for bankruptcy.

25139889

join:2011-10-25
Toledo, OH
reply to Automate
Sprint was done from the start. And will be done if they don't find anymore cash after the iPhone stunt to say "me too". L2 would have the network built if it wasn't for the GPS Systems. And Clear- never had the money to start and they're main investor/shareholder doesn't give a damn about them.

iwinrar

join:2010-03-18
reply to 25139889
Yes but the fact is Dish Network is what is making all the money. So bringing up the other 2 is still rather pointless.

25139889

join:2011-10-25
Toledo, OH
I didn't bring them up. But Dish can tie Blockbuster in with their TV services which they are. It also gives them the advantage where they can deploy streaming tv/movies without a problem. They're also in the game business as well. it gives them a LOT of areas to grab some $$$.


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reply to zeddlar
When did Dish Network acquire Hughesnet? ? ? ?

said by zeddlar:

They now not only have thier satellite TV service but they own the entire Blockbuster chain and Hughesnet so I doubt cash is gonna be to big of a problem for them now if they play their cards right.


biochemistry
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reply to FFH5

Re: Ollo?

Wii? XBox?


gordoco

join:2004-06-05
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reply to compuguybna

Re: Great

said by compuguybna:

When did Dish Network acquire Hughesnet? ? ? ?

Here's your answer: »lmgtfy.com/?q=dish+acquires+hughesnet

Actually it was Echostar that acquired Hughesnet, not Dish, although Dish and Echostar used to be one.

Happy Valentine's Day!

SilentMan

join:2002-07-15
New York, NY

1 recommendation

reply to FFH5

Re: Ollo?

said by FFH5:

What kind of name is Ollo? I have heard of some strange brand names, but this is 1 of the worst.

Ollo sounds like "hoyo" in Spanish (the h is silent and the y is pronounced like j in English) which means "hole" in English. There must be something behind that word.


RockCake
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reply to FFH5
said by FFH5:

What kind of name is Ollo? I have heard of some strange brand names, but this is 1 of the worst.

Sounds like a margarine.


fifty nine

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Re: Great

said by Automate:

The more the merrier. Just hope they realize, like Clear/Sprint/LightSquared have discovered, building a 4G network takes lots of cash.

Don't worry. Charlie has a lot of cash.