DISH Network has just announced its remote access service, available free to any subscriber with a broadband-connected ViP DVR. This service enables access to programming and recording from anywhere in the world. Users simply log on to their accounts via the Internet, and they can search through their desired programming.
Those who own a Panasonic VIERA CAST television got a nice treat recently, with the company’s announcement of the availability of Amazon’s Video On Demand service. This will allow those with a VIERA CAST HDTV to surf Amazon’s selection of over 40,000 movies, over 500 of which are in HD. Once chosen, the movie begins to play without little loading time.
WD has announced the availability of its My DVR Expander, a storage device that will allow users to expand their DVR storage by a massive 1 TB. My DVR Expander can be integrated seamlessly with a TiVo Series 3 or TiVo HD DVR.
DirecTV subscribers who have DirecTV Plus HD DVRs will be able to access the 30 new HD movies that the company has released on its pay-per-view service. Those without the DVR can access these films through a broadband connection.
Seven popular national channels have been added to the Dish Network HD offerings. Six of these new channels, CMT, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Spike TV and VH1 are offered to those currently subscribing to Classic Bronze 100 HD and above, and these six as well as BET are offered to current Classic Silver 200 HD subscribers.