Monthly Archives: April 2009

What does 100% Digital Means?

DISH Network’s programming packages are broadcast in 100% digital. If you’re not sure what that means exactly here’s some information on what digital television really is. Digital television (DTV) is a telecommunication system for broadcasting and receiving moving pictures and sound by means of digital signals, in contrast to analog signals in analog (traditional) TV.Digital […]

DISH Network and NFL Network

DISH Network Corporation and NFL Network announced today that they have reached a settlement, which includes a multiyear agreement for continued carriage of NFL Network in DISH Network’s Classic Silver 200 programming package.”We are very pleased that our NFL Network will continue to be distributed in millions of homes on DISH Network,” said NFL Commissioner […]

What does 720p and 1080i mean?

Scan type comes in two versions: “P” and “I”Progressive Scan (denoted by the “p”)- This method shows each line of pixels consecutively from top-to-bottom and left-to-right. With 720 lines and 1,280 pixels in each line, this process must be done extremely fast and it a primary factor for why Progressive Scan televisions are generally more […]

DISH Network Announces Expansion Of Local HD Markets

Satellite Provider Now Offers HD Locals in 130 Markets Covering 89 Percent of U.S. Households WHAT: DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH), the digital television leader, today announced the addition of high definition local channels in nine new markets. WHERE: Albany, Ga.; Cheyenne-Scottsbluff, Wyo.; Columbus, Ohio, Idaho Falls-Pocatello, Idaho; Meridian, Miss.; Missoula, Mont.; Sioux City, Iowa; […]