Monthly Archives: May 2007

DISH Network and MGM Sign Video-On-Demand Movie Deal

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. and LOS ANGELES, May 29, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) — EchoStar Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:DISH) and its DISH Network(tm) satellite TV service today announced an agreement with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (MGM) to carry the studio’s current and catalog movie titles on its Video On Demand platform, DISH On Demand, as well as through its Pay-Per-View […]

Dish Network HD Channel Mapdown

The addition of HD icons and Mapdown of HD channels will make it easier to identify and locate HD channels. Similar to local channels, HD channels will be mapped down in the electronic program guide to a location adjacent to the equivalent SD channel. An “HD” icon will now appear in the EPG and other […]

Dish Networks Record Link Feature

Dish Network receivers have a new timer feature, called Record Link, is being added to many DISH Network receivers. This timer option, shown as “EXT”, sends data to compatible devices using the video signals, eliminating the need for IR blasters or emitters. The data included in the video signal can be additional programming information or […]

EchoStar Wins Patent Suit

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 21, 2007 (PrimeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) — EchoStar Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:DISH) issued the following statement regarding recent developments in the Forgent Networks, Inc. lawsuit: “A Texas jury today returned a verdict in favor of EchoStar, finding invalid the patent Forgent accused EchoStar of violating. Forgent had asked for over $200 million […]

DISH On Demand from Dish Network

DISH On Demand is DISH Network’s Video on Demand service. Movies On Demand, part of DISH On Demand, lets you rent the movie of your choice for 24 hours. Pause, Rewind and Fast- Forward your movies. . Dish Networks Dish On Demand: Supported Receivers: • DISH 508 • DISH Player-DVR 510 • DISH Player-DVR 625 […]

Dish Network’s DishCOMM Technology

DishCOMM is a technology that allows compatible DISH Network satellite receivers to send and receive data via the home power lines. • DishCOMM is based upon HomePlug 1.0 technology, but adds capabilities and features specific to DISH Network receivers. • The first implementation of DishCOMM will allow compatible receivers to share the phone line. • […]

Upgrading a Dish Network IR Remote to a UHF Pro Remote

TV1 of all dual-tuner, two-TV satellite receivers can be operated using UHF Pro instead of infrared (IR) by purchasing a replacement remote control kit and appropriate key. Dish Network Receiver Remote Controls that you can upgrade: • ViP622 DVR™ • DISH Player-DVR 942 • DISH Player-DVR 625 • DISH Player-DVR 522 • DISH 322 If […]

Dish Network Remote Control Programming Tips

Introduction This document only provides the steps to program various remote features. For more details on each feature, refer to Chapter 8 – Remote Controls of the Installation Reference Handbook. Highlights • Discrete ON and OFF commands for learning remotes • Limited Mode & Easy Limited Mode • Power Scan • Recover Button • Extended […]