DISH On Demand from Dish Network

by Dish Systems Team

Posted on May 17, 2007

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 • ViP622 DVR™ . Dish On Demand Overview: DISH On Demand, DISH Network’s Video On Demand service, currently features Movies On Demand, which allows you to watch a variety of movies whenever you want.Movies On Demand programs can be accessed within the DISH On Demand screen by choosing Movies & More. Use the receiver’s menus, the Entertainment option in DishHOME(Channel 100) or press the DVR button on the remote control to get to the DISH On Demand screen.Choose a movie from Featured Movies, which shows the newest movies available, or Now Showing, which lists all titles on the hard drive available for rent. Movies can be rented for a 24 hour period, with prices varying by movie. Select a movie to go to Event Info, which provides expanded details about the movie, including a short free preview. Play List displays the current rentals along with their rating, run time and rental time remaining. . Dish On Demand Notes: • A phone line is required to rent movies using a remote control. • It takes a minimum of 24 hours for DISH On Demand content to appear on a new satellite receiver. Movies are sent via satellite to the receiver as often as each week. Older movies will be removed from the list as newer movies become available. • The receiver must be turned off to receive the downloaded movies. For dual-tuner receivers, both of the receiver’s tuners must be turned off. • You can watch the movie as often as you want, from TV1 (and TV2, if applicable), during the 24 hour rental period. Use your DVR features (Pause, Fast Forward and Rewind) if desired. • If ratings locks are set on the receiver, the password is required to view events within DISH On Demand. • Movies On Demand events can not be recorded onto the My Recordings section of the hard drive. • Your monthly bill statement will show your DISH On Demand purchases. It may take up to 60 days to appear on your statement. • The Purchase History screen (within the System Setup menu) will list the events rented over the past 30 to 60 days. Dish Network Provides Great "How-To" Documents on the customer Tech Portal Please visit the DISH Network Customer Tech Portal