Dish Network launching online streaming service this week

Dish Network launching online streaming service this week

Summary: Dish Network is gearing up to launch DishOnline.com, another new streaming portal with on-demand episodes available online and from set-top boxes connected to the Internet.

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Dish Network is gearing up to launch DishOnline.com, another new streaming portal with on-demand episodes available online and from set-top boxes connected to the Internet.

Available for subscribers (current and anyone who wants to join up because of this), the beta site will officially open its doors tomorrow. Programming will be minimal at first but substantial, with MTV, the Discovery Channel and HGTV already signed on. There should even be some free content for all, but that will be restricted more to movie trailers and clips.

Just like with the good ol' set-top box, users should be able to make use of DVR scheduling with the new portal.

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  • Reruns of flops

    Oh yeah, I can't wait, where do we sign up? Pffttt...
    NoAxToGrind
  • RE: Dish Network launching online streaming service this week

    Dish is cool, Directv is better... and netflix wins.
    cfithian@...
  • RE: Dish Network launching online streaming service this week

    I just got the new ViP 922 HD DVR and it is the coolest thing I have ever owned. I watch from my laptop and iPad now. I'm sure my life will become even more pointless because all I ever do is watch TV, but who cares? I love the "boob tube" and now I can watch it like everywhere I go.

    http://www.tvasap.com/DishNetworkViP922.html
    TVASAP
  • RE: Dish Network launching online streaming service this week

    I actually think that <a href="http://www.dishpronto.com/">Dish Network</a> has something good on their hands. It might be in its infancy, but definitely has room to grow since the BB acquisition. Also, netflix should have a little competition anyway.
    chrisgabis