News of Note—Dish, Comcast, MGM and AT&T

News of note

> Dish Network is ramping up its focus on voice remote technology, announcing the availability of a second-generation device for its Hopper DVRs. FierceCable story

> Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has hired former Amblin Partners CEO and Turner alum Michael Wright as president of Epix as of Dec. 4. FierceBroadcasting story

> Comcast has announced the availability of its Xfinity TV Partner app for Sony Android TV-powered television sets, enabling customers with these devices to access their X1 video service without a set-top. FierceCable story

> AT&T will reportedly initiate its own investigation into whether the White House influenced the Justice Department’s review of its proposed $85 billion merger with Time Warner. FierceBroadcasting story

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