Vudu, online video service providers, have announced a 50% reduction in price for its set-top, on-demand Internet movie players. Their HD set-top, Vudu XL and Vudu XL2 have all been reduced in price along with this announcement, to $149, $499 and $799 respectively. The wireless kit for these systems is now retailing for $79.
The Moxi high-definition DVR from Digeo is now available. It’s a high-definition digital recorder that does not require a monthly fee nor does it inundate the consumer with advertisements. This premium HD DVR is currently available by accessing the Moxi.com website.
Dish Network unveiled its "Sling-Loaded HD Duo DVR", which is being called the first high-def DVR to be integrated with place-shifting technology. This means that the ViP 922, which will be available for purchase in the spring quarter, can record video-on-demand on Dish Networks in high-definition, up to 1080p.
DISH Network Corporation has announced that Glenn White, a known satellite TV pirate, was sentenced to 14 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to illegally rebroadcasting DISH Network's programming.
AT&T Inc. has announced agreements with Circuit City and Wal-Mart to sell AT&T U-verseSM TV and AT&T U-verse High Speed Internet in more than 600 retail locations beginning this month. The agreements are the first national retail deals for AT&T U-verse, creating a powerful new distribution channel and providing consumers with another convenient way to learn more about U-verse services, check availability and place an order.