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DirecTV and DISH Network - How Do The Two Leading Satellite TV Providers Stack Up?

DirecTV and DISH Network - How Do The Two Leading Satellite TV Providers Stack Up? If you live in the U.S.

A to Z in Dish Network deals

First, what's Dish Network?Dish Network, owned by company Echostar, is the United States second biggest Satellite TV provider. Dish Network provides up to 256 TV channels of 100% digital picture.

Troubleshooting your Cable Box

Unless you've recently moved from Alaska to Texas and you're feeling a little homesick, chances are that the last thing you want to see when you turn on your TV is snow. Combine a snowy screen with that loud, obnoxious static sound, and you've got a problem on your hands.

A Guide to Buying Your Next TV

It used to be simple; when you bought a new TV you looked at 3 basic things: Price, Quality, and Screen Size. Aside from a few features, all sets were pretty much the same.

Looking For Satellite TV?

It was 1994 and I had moved into another home and learned that the cable TV line had not been installed to my house. When the cable company told me they would have to dig up my yard to put the line in I wasn't pleased with the idea or the price they quoted me to do it.

A Brief on United States Satellite TV Deals

Want to know more about United States satellite TV business despite getting those 'free' satellite TV deals?As you all may already known, satellite TV business in United States are mainly dominated by two companies, Dish Network and DirecTV. If you would like to have a satellite TV in your home, your choices are mostly limited to the free satellite TV packages that offered by either one Dish Network or DirecTV.

In the know: Dish Network DVR

What's a DVR system and what else can it brings for us?DVR is a hard drive that located inside a DVR receive to record and store satellite TV programs in digital format. It is the combination of the advanced technologies of Digital Video Recording and satellite TV systemThrough introducing DVR into their free satellite TV package, Dish Network DVR provide you the power to to allow you to watch TV the way you want, when you want.

Satellite TV Deals FAQ

Satellite TV 'What'?So, what is a satellite TV?It's a complicated question. In short, a satellite TV system is a wireless system delivering television programming directly to an end user.

HDTV: An Introduction

HDTV stands for High Definition Television, and if you live in the USA, Australia, or Japan you may already have experienced it. There are three key differences between HDTV and what's become known as standard definition TV ie regular NTSC, PAL or SECAM.

Free Satellite TV -- Myth or Real?

Free satellite TV is the biggest myths on the internet, is this statement true?I would say it's true if you DON'T understand correctly the word 'FREE' in this offer!Free satellite TV doesn't mean you can get a TV for free. Free satellite TV doesn't mean that you can watch satellite TV's program for free.

The Potential Conundrum of Regulating Pay-TV

In last week's column, I argued the merits (or rather the lack thereof) of extending decency regulations to cable and satellite TV. This week, I'll point out just how much of a quagmire this would actually be and how difficult it would be to implement, regardless of the merits.

HDTV and the iPod Photo: A Perfect Marriage?

They may seem like an odd combination, but the iPod photo could be the perfect choice for anyone who wants to view photo slideshows on an HDTV. The iPod photo can store thousands of digital photos, and syncs with a Mac or PC via iTunes.

No More DirecWay? I Believe the writing is on the wall...

As one who has been directly involved in selling DirecWay satellite internet products, sold competitive Enterprise Satellite internet products, has a background in financial analysis and business information reporting..

Cable TV And Satellite TV - Which Is The Better System?

Cable TV and satellite TV - which is the better system? There's a battle going on between Cable TV and Satellite TV. Today, consumers have a choice between conventional cable TV, digital cable TV, and all-digital satellite TV.


Two new technologies in the world of TV, DLP and LCD, are now in a tight competition. Not long ago, everyone was talking about Plasma and LCD - which one would win? It became clear to most that Plasma, with its short lifespan of just 3-4 years, was simply not the best choice.

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No one wants satellite TV any more – BGR
The entire pay TV industry is being shaken by the emergence of cord-cutting, also known as people realizing they don't have to pay $105 a month for TV. Cable TV had an awful 2017, but a new report confirms that it's satellite TV that's really feeling ...

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FCC Wants To Streamline Satellite TV Process
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FCC Wants To Streamline Satellite TV Process. The action is the latest installment of the commission's Modernization of Media Regulation initiative. The proposal would simplify the reauthorization process when a previously approved satellite station is ...

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Fast Company

Cord-cutters are basically killing satellite TV - Fast Company
Fast Company
Last quarter, satellite TV subscriptions fell by 4.7%, which is the industry's biggest loss yet. The downward spiral of traditional subscribers at Dish Network and DirecTV is even sharper than what cable providers like Comcast are experiencing ...
Cord Cutting Jumps to Highest Rate Ever as People Flee Cable ...Fortune

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Fast Company

Cable and satellite TV are in crisis as cord-cutting speeds up again i
Fast Company
Maybe now is the time to panic? As TV viewers continue their shift to streaming services, major cable and satellite operators saw another sizable exodus of subscribers last year, according to new estimates from Leichtman Research Group. The top ...
Top U.S. Pay TV Providers Lost 1.49M Subs in 2017: LRG ...Multichannel News
US Pay-TV Providers Lost 1.5M Video Subscribers In 2017 - DeadlineDeadline
Major US pay-TV providers lost 1495000 subsBroadband TV News

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Deeper Dive—How did satellite TV go from a $50B business to 'less than zero' in 3 short years?
For sale: Satellite TV operation. Eleven million remaining subscribers. Couple of debt liabilities. Mature. Driven only on Sundays to Denny's by crazy Colorado billionaire. Runs like new! During Dish Network's fourth-quarter earnings call on Wednesday ...

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Middle East Satellite TV Geopolitics: Saudi-Owned MBC Pulls All Turkish Programming Off the Air
SpaceWatch.Global (press release) (blog)
In a move that has confounded industry executives and frustrated millions of Arab satellite television viewers across the Middle East and North Africa, Saudi-owned satellite television broadcaster Middle East Broadcasting Centre (MBC) has pulled all ...

Fleet Equipment Magazine

Attracting, retaining truck drivers with satellite TV, health and wellness options
Fleet Equipment Magazine
In particular, a growing number of carriers are realizing lower recruiting costs and higher retention rates with in-cab satellite TV systems from EpicVue. R.E. Garrison Trucking, a Cullman, Ala.-based refrigerated, dry van and flatbed carrier with ...

Broadband TV News

Orion expands satellite TV offer
Broadband TV News
This follows the introduction of a new programme package named Leader that contains over 200 of the most popular channels. The package is distinguished by its strong regional component, which includes entertainment, film and news channels from the ...

Buffalo News

Lockport firm admits stealing $375,000 on satellite TV service to ...
Buffalo News
CMW Management Service, a company based in the Town of Lockport, pleaded guilty Friday to two counts of second-degree grand larceny in connection with its former business of providing satellite TV service to state prisons. The company, headed by ...

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Next Media Regulation Modernization Item - Easing Transfer of Satellite TV Stations
The FCC last week released its tentative agenda for its March open meeting. On it was a single item dealing with broadcast issues, a draft Notice of Proposed Rulemaking proposing to ease the paperwork involved in the sale of a satellite TV station ...

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