DirecTV adds Longhorn Network HD channel

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Today, DirecTV added the Longhorn Network to their HD channel lineup, that airs over 175 exclusive events a year from University of Texas varsity sports teams. The channel also broadcasts shows such as the daily Longhorn Extra news…

DirecTV now authenticating Fox Now channel on Roku devices

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If you’re a DirecTV subscriber with a Roku device you’ll now be able to authenticate the Fox Now streaming channel, providing on-demand access to popular shows such as Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Gotham and The Following wherever your Roku player is set…

DirecTV launches ESPN Buzzer Beater channel

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Here’s some great news for college basketball fans who are also DirecTV subscribers. The company has launched ESPN Buzzer Beater on Channel 615. The channel brings highlights and live cut-ins during national college basketball games, including…

DirecTV/Disney deal adds channels & expands TV Everywhere

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A new deal between DirecTV and Disney will renew and expand programming available to subscribers, including the addition of Fusion, Longhorn Network, ESPN Goal Line, ESPN Buzzer Beater, ESPN3, and SEC Network + channels. In their press…

New DirecTV channels you can stream away from home

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DirecTV recently added to their lineup of channels that are available to stream out-of-home with several new selections from Fox Network. The new channels include Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports 2, FXX, Nat Geo, and Nat…

DirecTV soft-launches Spanish-language OTT streaming service

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Spanish-language TV viewers will soon have an alternative to traditional cable & satellite TV service. In the U.S. only, DirecTV is launching an over-the-top (OTT) streaming service called  Yaveo. The $7.99 per-month service (comparable with the price…

Fox News and Business pulled from DISH

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Over the weekend Dish customers lost access to Fox News and Fox Business after the two companies could not come to terms on a renewal agreement. The channel feeds were officially pulled on Saturday, December 21st at 11:59…

FOX TV Everywhere apps now on DirecTV

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DirecTV has announced FOX’s TV Everywhere service is now available to their subscribers nationwide. The new partnership allows DirecTV customers to authenticate FOX TV Everywhere apps and websites for FOX NOW, FXNOW, and Nat Geo TV….

Netflix app launches for Dish Hopper DVR

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Netflix and Dish announced a new app that’s integrated into the Dish Hopper Whole-Home DVR, making Dish the first major television service provider (and the first satellite TV provider) to offer access to Netflix through their…

Dish, Nexstar deal renews networks in 46 markets

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Late last night, Dish and Nexstar announced an agreement had been made to renew 60 network-affiliated stations in 46 markets across the U.S. The deal comes after Dish was granted a third, but short extension on…

New Dish & CBS agreement blocks AutoHop feature

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After several weeks of discussions and contract extensions, Dish and CBS finally came to terms early this morning in a multifaceted agreement that includes retransmission of local CBS stations, as well CBS Sports Network, Smithsonian Channel,…

Dish subscribers may lose CBS tonight [update]

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After a second extension to keep CBS channels on Dish has expired, subscribers tonight may find CBS and CBS Sports channels blacked out after 7:00 p.m. Eastern. The original agreement between the two companies ran out…

DirecTV & Harvey Weinstein to present two classic 60′s films on demand

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Here’s something you don’t see every day. DirecTV and The Weinstein Company’s Harvey Weinstein have partnered to bring two classic films to DirecTV on demand in January. El Cid (1961) starring Charlton Heston and Sophia Loren, and Circus World (1964)…

Eight Turner channels restored to Dish lineup

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It’s been about a month since eight Turner Broadcasting-owned channels were pulled from the Dish lineup due to a failure of both companies to reach a new distribution agreement. The good news is over the weekend…

Dish subscribers may lose TBS & TNT

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In an ongoing dispute between with Turner Broadcasting, Dish subscribers stand to lose two more channels after December 5th when distribution agreements for TBS and TNT expire. The popular networks will join the already pulled eight…

DirecTV launching 4k On-Demand content for Samsung Ultra HD TVs

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DirecTV will begin offering 4k content on-demand to subscribers starting Friday, November 14, with titles priced from $3.99-$15.99 each. The service will launch with popular movie titles in 4k resolution such as Forrest Gump, Star Trek (2009), and Transformers: Age…

Dish, Turner dispute continues, eight channels still black

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It’s almost been two weeks now since Dish subscribers lost eight channels because of a dispute between Dish and Turner Broadcasting. The two companies failed to come to a new distribution agreement before the past agreement’s…

DIRECTV lowers price of NFL Sunday Ticket packages

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Access to every out-of-market NFL game on Sundays has just gotten a lot cheaper. DirecTV has lowered the price of NFL Sunday Ticket as the 2014/2015 season enters its ninth week, offering NFL Sunday Ticket Max…

NBA offers 1 week of NBA League Pass with over 40 games

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Just in time for the start of the 2014/2015 season, the NBA today started offering TV subscribers a one week preview of NBA League Pass. During the first week, viewers will able to watch up to 40…

DirecTV subs will get 1 week of NBA League Pass

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DirecTV subscribers will get a free week of NBA League Pass when the 2014 season starts Tuesday, October 28th. During the first week of the season, 56 games are scheduled to be played through November 4th….