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DISH Network Creates Compatible Remote Access App for Android Tablets

by Dish Systems Team

Posted on January 13, 2011

Tablet or Pad? Technology adopters on both sides of the fence, whether they embrace the Android Tablet or the Apple iPad, can both stream live and recorded television with the Remote Access App, seeing as the downloadable feature is now compatible with both devices. Now, you're not limited to watching 'TV Everywhere' on your smart phone, you can utilize the larger screen with the Android Tablet to get access to all of your favorite TV programming, including the NFL playoffs and DISHCinema movies. Ira Bahr, the CMO at DISH Network, recently commented on the company's initiative to create a version of the Remote Access app that meets the needs of the Android Tablet user: "DISH Network is the only pay-TV provider to offer a true TV everywhere solution, and now we've optimized that experience for the larger screen size of the Android tablets." Bahr continued with: "Now Dish Network customers can enjoy their TV Everywhere experience on tablets like the Galaxy Tab, as well as the dozens of new Android-based tablet devices soon to be introduced." In order to start watching live TV or stream shows from your home DVR on your Android Tablet, you'll need to make sure that you have an upgraded DVR either the ViP 722 or ViP 722k HD DuoDVR. You will also need to have a wireless Internet connection at home and a DISH Sling Adapter. For more 'TV Everywhere' set up instructions, read our "DISH Network Sling Adapter for TV Everywhere - Easy Setup Guide" article on our blog. The DISH Remote Access App is now available on the following devices: Android Tablet, Apple iPad, Blackberry Phones, iPhone, iPod Touch and Android mobile devices. You're already paying for satellite TV service, so doesn't it make sense to be able to have access to your DISH Network programming no matter where you are? Follow this link to watch how easy it is to stream live and recorded TV on your Android Tablet or other compatible device. Upgrade your DVR or ask us about the Sling Adapter today - visit DISH Systems, authorized DISH Network retailer, online or call 866-989-3474. For more updates on satellite TV technology, get the daily DISH on Facebook and Twitter.