Dish ships Hopper with Sling DVR to livestreamers throughout the US
Dish did not fairly make the January launch goal for the Hopper with Sling, however we’ll take a slight delay for such a tangible improve. As of as we speak, subscribers throughout the US can decide up the distant streaming DVR in the event that they’re prepared to pay the $10 month-to-month entire-residence DVR charge; new subscribers who decide a minimum of the $50 Prime one hundred twenty channel bundle will not should pay something up entrance for the 2TB set-prime field. In fact, the actual financial savings theoretically come from skipping the necessity for a discrete Slingbox — as an alternative, viewers solely want the Dish Anyplace app to stream reside and recorded exhibits, they usually can journey with offline copies of their recordings via Hopper Transfers. In case you’re the type to see TV as a pay as soon as and watch anyplace service, the Sling-outfitted Hopper may justify the longer wait.
DISH Broadcasts Nationwide Availability of Its All-New, Award-Profitable Hopper with Sling Know-how
CES “Better of Present” winner debuts to shoppers with new capabilities and a nationwide advert marketing campaign that includes the “Boston Guys”
2013 Worldwide CES
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Right now DISH (NASDAQ: DISH) introduced nationwide shopper availability of its all-new Hopper&commerce; with Sling® Entire-House HD DVR, winner of the 2013 CES “Better of Present” award. Shoppers might be launched to the newest Hopper by way of a brand new multimillion-greenback nationwide advertising marketing campaign that includes DISH’s “Boston Guys.”
As a part of its “Solely the Hopper” marketing campaign, DISH is launching a collection of tv, radio, print and digital ads that comply with the Boston Guys as they show how the second-era Hopper delivers an entire leisure expertise by enabling clients to:
* Take the at-residence DISH TV expertise anyplace utilizing the Hopper’s new constructed-in Sling capabilities and the brand new DISH Anyplace&commerce; app. With these options clients can watch their reside and recorded residence tv content material on Web-related tablets, smartphones and PCs at no further cost. * Obtain DVR content material to cellular units. With the free Hopper Transfers&commerce; app, viewers can transfer recorded tv to an iPad for viewing with out an Web connection. * Obtain all the good options of the earlier Hopper like AutoHopTM, PrimeTime Anytime&commerce; and as much as 500 hours of excessive-definition (2,000 hours of ordinary definition) recording functionality.
“These lovable characters from Boston helped put the primary era of the ‘Hawpah’ on the map and made almost three out of 4 shoppers conscious of the Hopper,” stated James Moorhead, DISH chief advertising officer and senior vice chairman. “This marketing campaign takes the Boston household out of the home to point out the world that solely Hopper with Sling can present a very distinctive leisure expertise.”
DISH first launched Hopper with Sling eventually month’s 2013 Worldwide Shopper Electronics Present the place the chopping-edge set-prime field was acknowledged as a CES Improvements 2013 Design and Engineering Award honoree and, notably, gained the “Better of Present” award.
“The magic of Hopper with Sling is that it redefines how clients take into consideration their pay-TV expertise,” stated Joe Clayton, DISH president and CEO. “No different supplier can supply the expertise that’s now obtainable to our clients anytime, anyplace.”
Sling know-how is now constructed into every new era Hopper. It really works by encoding and redirecting – or place-shifting – a stay or recorded TV sign from the Hopper to Web-related iOS and Android tablets and smartphones. The DISH Anyplace expertise can also be out there on PCs and Macs.
Clients may also use the Sling function to observe DVR recordings saved on Hopper’s onerous drive, together with main community exhibits recorded utilizing DISH’s PrimeTime Anytime function.
New DISH clients who subscribe to DISH’s America’s Prime 200 or DishLATINO Dos programming packages or larger can obtain one Hopper and as much as three Joey models totally free, together with a normal skilled set up. The Hopper system requires an entire-house DVR payment of $10 per 30 days and $7 per thirty days for every Joey.