Dish goes wireless with new Joey & 802.11ac Wi-Fi Access Point

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This week Dish started offering a Wireless Joey that lets subscribers easily hook up additional TVs around the house without the need to run cables. The Wireless Joey connects to the Hopper Whole-Home DVR via 802.11ac…

Dish Anywhere app updated for live FIFA World Cup coverage on Android & iOS

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The Dish Anywhere app for iOS and Android devices has been updated for live coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. In addition, both platform updates for tablets and phones have fixed bugs related to receivers…

Showtime channels on preview this Mother’s Day weekend

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This Mother’s Day weekend you can get a preview of Showtime’s lineup of channels through most TV providers. The preview runs from Friday, May 9 through Monday, May 11. Providers that apparently are offering the preview…

Many TV subscribers get HBO & Cinemax this weekend

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You might clear up some free space on your DVR to record some movies from HBO and Cinemax this weekend. The premium networks are offering free previews all weekend for most TV service providers, including AT&T…

DISH now authenticating WATCH Disney products

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Dish and The Walt Disney Company have announced subscribers can now authenticate Disney’s line of ‘WATCH’ products including WATCH ABC, WATCH ABC Family, WATCH Disney Channel, WATCH Disney XD and WatchESPN. The added service lets Dish…

Dish adds ESPNU, ESPNews, Disney East & ABC Family in HD

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It’s a rare occasion now when a service provider adds HD channels to their lineup, but this week Dish has added 4 high-definition channels including ESPNU, ESPNews, Disney East and ABC Family. Dish previously carried ABC Family, Disney East,…

Dish Super Joey launches with more recording options

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This morning Dish officially announced the availability of their anticipated Super Joey product. The Super Joey is an extension to the Hopper Whole-Home HD DVR system that adds two network tuners to Hopper’s three tuners, giving…

Dish showing free movies on weekends through March

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Here’s some great news for Dish customers. The TV provider is showing free movies every weekend on Channel 102 through the month of March. During what’s called the DISH Movie Mania promotion, commercial-free movies will play…

Dish to provide TV channels on Southwest throughout 2014

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If you’re a frequent flyer aboard Southwest Airlines you’ll be able to enjoy free access to TV channels and On Demand shows compliments of Dish. Using an Android or iOS mobile device, passengers can opt to…

Dish’s ‘Virtual Joey’ app to imitate Hopper on PlayStation 3 & PlayStation 4

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Dish has announced new software in development that will allow Hopper to be used with PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 consoles. Named Dish’s “Virtual Joey,” the application will provide a “nearly identical experience” to using the…

Dish Second-Screen iPad app for Hopper updated & released

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Dish Network has released an updated version of the DISH Explorer app for Apple iPad that includes the integration of features from the social networking site GetGlue. The app will now let you check-in while watching…

Dish Network loses local channels in 36 markets

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If you’re a Dish Network subscriber and were watching TV late last night you may have experienced channel blackouts. Dish’s deal with Raycom Media ran out at midnight on Aug. 1 so the company pulled the…

DISH Network free previews of HBO & Cinemax this weekend

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In case you missed it DISH Network is offering free previews of HBO and Cinemax this weekend through Monday, June 17. HBO can be found on channels 300-309, while Cinemax can be found on channels 310-314….

DISH showing free preview of Universal Sports Network

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Want to check out a triathlon competition or watch a rugby game? Dish Network is offering a free preview of Universal Sports Network through Tuesday, June 4. The NBC-owned network broadcasts a variety of Olympics-related team…

DISH launches Social app for Hopper

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DISH Network has launched Social, a new app for the Hopper Whole-Home HD DVR that lets customers converse with friends on the television screen. When logged in, the app displays social feeds from your Twitter and…

DISH Anywhere app update released for Android

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DISH Network has released an update to the DISH Anywhere app that now lets Android users access On Demand titles. The Android device needs be running version 4.0 or higher, while the iOS app requires at…

DISH Network adds FOX Sports San Diego

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DISH Network has added FOX Sports San Diego to their channel lineup. The network is available nationwide as part of DISH’s Multi-Sport service package, and in San Diego with DISH’s America’s Top 120+ service. FOX Sports…

Blockbuster On Demand app now available for Apple iOS devices

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Blockbuster has just released an iOS version of their On Demand app that allows Apple mobile devices to instantly stream movies in HD (even 1080p) with 5.1 surround sound (although high-definition quality calls for a consistant…

Dish Network free HD channel previews start today

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Starting today, April 25, Dish Network subscribers can get free previews of 4 HD channels including DIY Network (Ch. 111), Sundance Channel (Ch. 358), Hallmark Channel (Ch. 185), and GSN (Ch. 116). The free channel preview…

DISH Network offers $25.5B for Sprint

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In breaking news Dish Network is bidding $25.5B for Sprint Nextel, a move that would put the satellite TV company in direct competition with AT&T and Verizon wireless services. A successful bid would also allow Dish…

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