ENGLEWOOD, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 05/01/12 -- DISH (NASDAQ: DISH), a leading pay-TV provider, today announced a strategic partnership with C Spire Wireless, the only U.S. wireless provider that offers consumers and businesses a full suite of personalized wireless services, to promote DISH's TV Everywhere products and DVR technologies in the wireless carrier's retail locations.
C Spire, the nation's largest privately held wireless provider with a footprint covering more than five million consumers in four states in the Southeast, is installing demonstration areas designed to engage customers and show DISH's TV Everywhere technology. C Spire customers who subscribe to DISH programming can watch live TV anywhere, anytime on their smartphones and tablets using the DISH Remote Access app or DISH's viewing portal, www.dishonline.com.
"With DISH, wireless customers can tune in to their home TV and watch their favorite sports team or television program on their wireless mobile device," said Joseph Clayton, CEO of DISH. "This convenience is made possible by the convergence of DISH technology and C Spire's mobile broadband services. DISH is the only pay-TV provider that enables wireless customers to watch live TV anywhere, inside and outside the home."
C Spire, the wireless industry leader in consumer smartphone penetration, offers the latest feature phones, smartphones and mobile broadband devices across all major mobile operating system platforms, including Apple's iPhone, Android, RIM's BlackBerry and Microsoft Windows Phone.
"As a leader in wireless technology and innovation, we're committed to helping consumers personalize their smartphones and tablets in new, meaningful and relevant ways," said Hu Meena, president and CEO for C Spire Wireless.