Monthly Archives: November 2007

Dish Network Enhances Their Interactive Weather Service

Dish Network has teamed up with The Weather Channel to launch a new weather service on Dish Network’s satellite TV platform. DISH subscribers now have access to an interactive weather program offered in tandem with the weather-related network. Effective immediately, the company said, DISH Network customers watching The Weather Channel on DISH channel 214 will […]

Santa Talks Dish Network

Twas’ the night before Christmas, when all through my pad, not a creature was stirring, not even dear old dad; The stockings were hung by the chimney with love, in hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be heard up above; The children were nestled all warm in their beds, while visions of Nickelodeon in HD […]

Take full advantage of your HDTV

A recent article posted on Sky Report estimates that many Americans are not utilizing their televisions High Definition potential. In fact almost half of the American population is not taking full advantage of High Definition programming and their cable boxes capabilities. Sky Report states that recent research done by Leichtman Research Company suggests that 40% […]

Cable Rate Hikes were never a thing of the past!

When I was growing up we had only one television in the house and I was the remote control well into my late elementary school years. The Disney Channel was not free and it was always a treat to go to my grandparents and watch “Kids Incorporated”. Satellite T.V. was something from the Twilight Zone […]

Dish Network Goes “Wild”…WildBlue That Is!

Some good news on the Dish Network home front regarding beam openings and beams that are remaining open to new subscription opportunities. Dish Network High-Speed Internet powered by WildBlue has new beam coverage open for customers located within Southern Texas, from the lower Rio Grande Valley to the lower Texas Gulf Coast. These new beams […]

Dish Network’s IP Callback

With Dish Network’s IP Callback, a customer’s ViP622 DVR or ViP722 DVR that is connected to their broadband-enabled home network would allow these receivers to “call in” to download Pay-Per-View purchases without needing a phone line. The IP Callback with can also be used for various other features such as PPV Ordering, DISH on Demand […]

Dish Network International Programming Migration

Dish Network is currently moving their International programming to different satellite orbital locations to free up capacity for future DISH Network programming. This migration initiative will also help minimize the need for many International programming subscribers to have multiple antennas. This migration is an on-going initiative, which is expected to be completed around Q1 2008. […]

TBS in HD added to DISH Network Commercial Services

Dish Network announced the launch of TBS in HD for DISH Network Commercial Services, effective October 12th on Channel 542 at the 61.5° and 129° orbital locations! Dish Network said that there has been significant demand for TBS in HD from their Public and Private customers for this channel, and they are happy to now […]