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….

Dish subs lose Turner channels, possibly more to come

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Dish subscribers lost several Turner Broadcasting-owned channels last Monday night due to an expired distribution agreement that was not renewed. The expired channels include CNN, Boomerang, HLN, Cartoon Network, truTV, Turner Classic Movies, and CNN en…

Here’s how to hide duplicate SD channels on DirecTV

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If you’re like most of us around here you probably haven’t tuned-in to a standard-definition channel since you bought a high-definition TV. So why is it that we need to scroll through all the SD duplicates…

Dish subscribers get six channel previews

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Dish subscribers are being treated to a special preview of six channels this month at no charge, including DIY Network, Cooking Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries (formerly Hallmark Movie Channel), Logo HD, and SundanceTV (formerly known…

Hockey fans: DirecTV offers NHL Center Ice channel preview

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If you’re a hockey fan and haven’t already subscribed to NHL Center Ice, DirecTV is offering a free preview of the channel package starting today, October 8th through October 25th. During the preview period, DirecTV subscribers can…

DIRECTV App Update for Phones adds Live Streaming from Home Screen

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If you’re a DirecTV customer the latest update to the Android and iOS phone apps is certainly worth your time. While streaming live TV (even away from home) has been a feature of the DirecTV app…

DIRECTV restores Raycom local broadcast stations

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In what threatened to be a blackout of NFL games yesterday, in local markets that cover New Orleans Saints’ and Cleveland Browns’ games, DirecTV and Raycom Media reached a new agreement to get 43 local stations back…

DISH Rolls Out ESPN Fantasy Football App on Hopper DVR

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Dish’s rollout of the ESPN Fantasy Football app will begin this evening for customers with the Hopper Whole-Home DVR system, just in time for opening weekend of the 2014/2015 NFL  season. The free ESPN app delivers real-time…

DirecTV subs to get XTRA package preview

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DirecTV subscribers with to the SELECT, ENTERTAINMENT, or CHOICE packages will get a free preview of the EXTRA package starting on Tuesday, August 26 and ending on Monday, September 1. The EXTRA package includes over 205 channels (60…

TV Providers Offer Preview of NFL RedZone Channel

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At least five television service providers are offering a free preview of NFL RedZone this coming Sunday, Aug. 16 as well as the following Sunday, Aug. 23 and Thursday, Aug. 28. DISH, Charter, Cox, Cablevision Optimum,…

Dish Anywhere App for Tablets Gets Overall

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If you’ve recently updated the DISH Anywhere app on your Android or iOS tablet you may have noticed it looks quite a bit different. The app has been completely redesigned, using more image-based navigation for sliding…

Dish to Carry SEC Network on Channel 404

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The launch of ESPN’s SEC Network is just days away, and as we near August 14 we’re starting to get word of channel locations for SEC through various providers. Today, Dish announced SEC Network will be…

DirecTV App Update Lets You Filter Free Movie Titles

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DirecTV has added nice little feature to their app for Android and iOS devices that allows you to filter for free titles in the movies section. To see all free titles, click on the “My: All…

DIRECTV will carry SEC Network upon launch [Updated]

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DirecTV has announced carriage of the SEC Network when it launches on August 14, just in time for the start of the season games featuring Texas A&M vs. South Carolina and Temple vs. Vanderbilt on August 28….

DIRECTV subs can try out Universal Sports Network through end of month

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At the same time DirecTV is offering a free trial of MLB Extra Innings, customers can get even more sports programming on NBC’s Universal Sports Network. From July 22 through July 31, the network is available…

DirecTV to offer MLB Extra Innings Trial Viewing with MLB.tv

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If you’re considering adding MLB Extra Innings to your service package here’s an opportunity to “try before you buy.” DirecTV is offering a free trial of the sports package starting this Friday, July 18 through  July…

DirecTV announces Fantasy Zone NFL Football Channel

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DirecTV has announced the DirecTV Fantasy Zone channel that’ll be available this coming season exclusively to NFL Sunday Ticket Max subscribers at no extra charge for the first year. The live fantasy football show will bring…

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…

DirecTV to give HBO and Cinemax previews to subscribers

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It’s time to make some room on your DVRs. Starting this Friday, June 20, DirecTV will offer customers previews of the HBO and Cinemax channels at no charge. Viewers can check out the latest episodes of…

Sorry DirecTV subscribers, but no FIFA World Cup action via WatchESPN [Updated]

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DirecTV subscribers as well as Cablevision customers, won’t be able to watch the 2014 FIFA World Cup through WatchESPN enabled channels. Why? Because neither TV subscriber supports DirecTV doesn’t support the ESPN service. This means anyone with…

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