DirecTV and DISH Network ? How Do The Two Leading Satellite TV Providers Stack Up?

DirecTV and DISH Network ? How Do The Two Leading Satellite TV Providers Stack Up? If you live in the U.S. and want satellite TV systems, you have basically two choices. Yes, there are other providers out there, but for most viewers, DirecTV and DISH... Read More

A to Z in Dish Network deals

First, what's Dish Network?Dish Network, owned by company Echostar, is the United States second biggest Satellite TV provider. Dish Network provides up to 256 TV channels of 100% digital picture.Satellite broadcast licensed in 1987, Dish Network currently dish up about 10 million satellite TV customers with their free Dish Network... Read More

Troubleshooting your Cable Box

Unless you've recently moved from Alaska to Texas and you're feeling a little homesick, chances are that the last thing you want to see when you turn on your TV is snow. Combine a snowy screen with that loud, obnoxious static sound, and you've got a problem on your hands.... Read More

A Guide to Buying Your Next TV

It used to be simple; when you bought a new TV you looked at 3 basic things: Price, Quality, and Screen Size. Aside from a few features, all sets were pretty much the same. Today, things are not quite as simple. Buying a new TV can be frustrating and confusing.... Read More

Looking For Satellite TV?

It was 1994 and I had moved into another home and learned that the cable TV line had not been installed to my house. When the cable company told me they would have to dig up my yard to put the line in I wasn't pleased with the idea or... Read More

A Brief on United States Satellite TV Deals

Want to know more about United States satellite TV business despite getting those 'free' satellite TV deals?As you all may already known, satellite TV business in United States are mainly dominated by two companies, Dish Network and DirecTV. If you would like to have a satellite TV in your home,... Read More

In the know: Dish Network DVR

What's a DVR system and what else can it brings for us?DVR is a hard drive that located inside a DVR receive to record and store satellite TV programs in digital format. It is the combination of the advanced technologies of Digital Video Recording and satellite TV systemThrough introducing DVR... Read More

Satellite TV Deals FAQ

Satellite TV 'What'?So, what is a satellite TV?It's a complicated question. In short, a satellite TV system is a wireless system delivering television programming directly to an end user. The whole system you can see in your home, a satellite dish, satellite decoder, and a remote.The small satellite dish, about... Read More

HDTV: An Introduction

HDTV stands for High Definition Television, and if you live in the USA, Australia, or Japan you may already have experienced it. There are three key differences between HDTV and what's become known as standard definition TV ie regular NTSC, PAL or SECAM. The three differences are; an increase in... Read More

Free Satellite TV -- Myth or Real?

Free satellite TV is the biggest myths on the internet, is this statement true?I would say it's true if you DON'T understand correctly the word 'FREE' in this offer!Free satellite TV doesn't mean you can get a TV for free. Free satellite TV doesn't mean that you can watch satellite... Read More

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Netflix, Hulu and Other Streaming Services Trounce Pay TV on Customer Satisfaction
This won't come as a huge shock: Customers of streaming-video companies like Netflix and Hulu are far happier with their service overall than subscribers of traditional cable, satellite and telco TV operators. That's according to the American Customer ...
Cord-cutters are happier than cable TV customers for these reasonsFast Company

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Woman can't get DirecTV to cancel service
Satellite TV services like DirecTV are great with lower rates on cable, that is, until you try to cancel them. The Better Business Bureau has more than 20,000 complaints about DirecTV, many from customers having trouble ending their relationship. Among ...


Ohio State University launches first satellite into space | WBNS-10TV Columbus, Ohio | Columbus News, Weather ...
The OSU satellite is called the CubeRRT. It's named after the popular "Q-Bert" arcade game of the 80's. It's the size of a shoebox. The technology on board the CubeRRT is designed to solve a major problem for researchers by breaking through noisy radio ...

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Done with cable and satellite TV? Here are your cord cutting options
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - Welcome to the new age. The days of clunky cable boxes, coaxial cords, and setting up satellite hardware are slowly fading away. How many of you actually watch live television shows in real time with commercials, when services ...

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Consumers continue to cut the cord
First quarter losses in 2018 were biggest for satellite TV providers, who lost 375,000 subscribers in Q1 2018, compared to 285,000 for cable. DirecTV and Dish lost 188,000 and 185,000 traditional satellite customers, respectively. AT&T and Dish have ...

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AT&T is making streaming as complicated as cable
As DSLReports spotted, Donovan told attendees at the MoffettNathanson Media & Communications Summit that the company is going to provide a streaming equivalent of the company's existing satellite TV service, DirecTV. The new service will use internet ...
AT&T To Launch New DirecTV Premium Streaming TV Service Later This YearHot Hardware
AT&T to Introduce Broadband-Delivered OTT DirecTV ProductMultichannel News
AT&T launches cloud DVR, new version of streaming service DirecTV NowFairfield Daily Republic
DirecTV Now -Variety -USA TODAY -The TV Answer Man!
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DSL Reports

3.4 million households have ditched cable since 2012
Leichtman Research has some new data (spotted by DSL Reports) on the recent losses of the cable and satellite TV companies, and at first glance, the news doesn't appear to be diabolical. The top six pay TV companies lost 710,000 subscribers in Q1 2018, ...
Cable Has Lost 3.4 Million TV Customers Since 2012DSL Reports
Cable TV Providers Have Lost 3.4 Million Subscribers Since 2012Screen Rant
Pay TV Providers Endure Subscription Losses, Internet TV GrowsMediaPost Communications
Rapid TV News -Telecompaper -Digital TV Europe
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SpaceX Will Launch 7 Satellites for NASA and Iridium Today! Here's How to Watch
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying NASA's GRACE Follow-On Earth-observation satellites and five Iridium Next communications satellites stands atop Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on May 21, 2018. Liftoff is ...

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TV Technology

TV Loudness: The Wild, Wild West
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Back in the day of three television networks, analog NTSC, and epic westerns, radio stations engaged in endless loudness wars, but television stations strove to match their audio loudness with other stations in the market. Those were the days ...

China launches relay satellite for far side moon landing
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The satellite, lofted into space aboard a Long March-4C rocket, will facilitate communication between controllers on Earth and the Chang'e 4 mission, the China National Space Administration said on its website. China hopes to become the first country ...
Experts: China far side lunar mission potentially
Xinhau: China Launches Satellite to Explore Dark Side of MoonVoice of America
China inches closer to Moon exploration with launch of new satelliteBGR
Geo News, Pakistan
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HDTV: An Introduction

HDTV stands for High Definition Television, and if you live... Read More

Dish Network Vs. DirecTV - Race For Top Is On

If you have taken sane decision to replace your cable... Read More

Selecting a Satellite TV Network from the Audiences Perspective

The numbers of those who just connect their TV to... Read More

A to Z in Dish Network deals

First, what's Dish Network?Dish Network, owned by company Echostar, is... Read More

The Path of United States HDTV World

The history of High definition television, HDTV in United States... Read More

Flat Panel Displays - Beyond Plasma

The term set-top box will become something of a misnomer... Read More

Guide to Mounting Your Satellite Dish

The Dish Network satellite dish is only about 2 feet... Read More

Analog TV Digital Transmission

Remember the old days of analog TV, radio, etc. Most... Read More

Plasma Compared To DLP Television and LCD

When you think of comparing plasma to DLP technology you... Read More

How Satellite TV Works

Have you ever wondered how satellite TV works? With over... Read More

Insiders Review on Satellite TV Deals: Must Read For Those Who Are Looking For Free Satellite TV

Nowadays, I am sure that you are seeing ads for... Read More

Satellite TV vs. Cable TV -- Which is Best?

The move is on. Last year millions of Americans switched... Read More

Why Satellite TV is better than Cable TV

Satellite TV is Making the Cable Companies Run ScaredSatellite TV... Read More

Home Theater Control ? Its The Remote, Stupid!

It's the one piece of equipment that can really make... Read More

Troubleshooting your Cable Box

Unless you've recently moved from Alaska to Texas and you're... Read More

Looking For Satellite TV?

It was 1994 and I had moved into another home... Read More

How to Select a Video Display for Your Home Theater

First of all, don't assume you need a huge video... Read More

Digital Cable VS Satellite TV

Do you want to get more channels while saving money... Read More

Satellite TV

Here is some information about satellite TV.Satellite television or satellite... Read More

Satellite TV Deals FAQ

Satellite TV 'What'?So, what is a satellite TV?It's a complicated... Read More

Dish Network vs DirecTV: Which Satellite Broadcast Provider Offers the Better Deal?

Whenever someone mentions about satellite TV in United States, Dish... Read More

Cable TV And Satellite TV - Which Is The Better System?

Cable TV and satellite TV - which is the better... Read More

How to Shop for Satellite TV Receivers and Dishes

It's undeniable - shopping for a new satellite tv system... Read More

The Potential Conundrum of Regulating Pay-TV

In last week's column, I argued the merits (or rather... Read More

Satellite TV Comparison Shopping Made Easy!

DirecTV vs. Dish Network and Satellite TV vs. Cable TVWith... Read More