Dish Network made another tweak to its Hopper multi-room DVR platform and program guide, announcing Friday that it added a "Free for Kids" section to its Hopper On Demand section which uses content ratings to display only kid-friendly programs.
Packing six tuners and 2 terabytes of storage space, Cisco's Explorer 9800 Hybrid Video Gateway Series tops FierceCable' s list of the top super DVRs.
Updated: Satellite equipment provider Echostar is giving European operators a closer look at its Hopper with Sling combination set-top box this week. Already an established hit with U.S. Dish Networks subscribers, the demo is a way to show what's possible as satellite, cable and telco delivery methods evolve on the continent and elsewhere.
TiVo said Tuesday that it will soon begin selling three new DVRs capable of streaming programming to TVs and Apple's iPad and iPhone.
Dish Network lost 78,000 net subscribers in the second quarter, and it blamed an increased churn rate on aggressive discounts from pay TV rivals coupled with its own rate increases.
Dish Network scored another legal victory for its Hopper multi-room DVR after the 9 th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a request from 20 th Century Fox to overturn a lower court's decision.
Dish Network is turning to the skies to sell its Hopper DVR, signing a marketing deal with Southwest Airlines which will allow airline passengers to watch 75 live TV channels and on-demand programs using Apple's iPad and iPhone.
While Dish Network reported increased subscriber churn in the first quarter, executives told analysts Thursday that they expect its new Hopper DVR will help it improve retention and drive increased revenue from homes that take the product.
Dish Network today kicked off a new ad campaign to support the launch of its new "Hopper with Sling" multiroom DVR.
Two weeks after CNET dropped Dish Network's Hopper DVR from an awards program it hosts each year with the Consumer Electronics Association because of a court battle between Dish and CNET parent CBS Corp., CEA said Thursday it decided to name Dish a co-winner of its "Best of Show" award.