Will Bitcoin Mean New Subscribers for DISH?
If anything, the news that satellite operator DISH Network will accept bitcoin is positive publicity for the virtual currency.
The satellite TV firm's newly published patent application details a means to combat online piracy using blockchain.
Pay TV provider Dish Network, one of the first big firms to accept bitcoin payments, has announced it now also accepts bitcoin cash.
Solana is looking to raise up to $12M at a $125M valuation, touting potential relationships with Dish and Kin in a pitch deck seen by CoinDesk.
DISH customers can now pay their monthly TV bills in bitcoin.
DISH COO Bernie Han speaks to CoinDesk about why bitcoin payments are smart business for the satellite service.